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Newcastle Museum

Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 1400
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Pleasantly Surprised

Visited the museum on a Saturday morning was offered a private introductory tour which we accepted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa L
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Lalor Park
via mobile
History is always fun.

The Newcastle museum takes a look at the history of Newcastle and surrounding areas. Its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kellbells4
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Ingleburn, Australia
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum on a Saturday morning was offered a private introductory tour which we accepted Ron gave us a brief insight to each section of the museum. The BHP and Coal mine exhibits were very interesting and the light show was excellent. Other exhibits...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Newcastle museum takes a look at the history of Newcastle and surrounding areas. Its interesting and informative and open Tue - Sun ,10 till 5. Located in the honeysuckle precinct, close to town and local attractions. It is free admission . When we visted...More

Thank Kellbells4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the chance to visit the new location for the museum in June and have been to many museums around the world. It was, unfortunately, below what I had expected. It lacks enough emphasis on local content and history - of which Newcastle has...More

Thank Chris_7065
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great hands on experiences for youngsters. Also enjoyable for older Novacastrians and tourists interested in local history.

Thank Lyn L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A really good regional museum for those proud of their local district, was really good when coupled with special exhibitions

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We have been to the museum before and the family are always keen to head there. We were lucky that they have the supernova and mininova displays on. The kids loved the hands on science stuff. The lifted a car and played in the mininova...More

Thank holidaytime2222
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Family trip to Newcastle Museum during school holidays was a nice way to spend about 1.5hrs to occupy my 5 year olds mind. Great hands on section of interesting science displays for the kids to interact with and I personally found the sports history section...More

Thank C0LE316
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

After touring all the 'must see' sites on our son's to do list. It was a pleasant surprise to find this museum had no admission fee but still housed interesting exhibits. We also watched the sound and light show and discovered some interesting facts about...More

Thank surprisealot w
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovley place to bring young children. It has the best of both worlds with lots of learning and then the added bonus of an indoor play area where the kids can burn off some energy. Tuesday mornings are also great and the...More

Thank pommy1992
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Newcastle Museum is a little gem in our city. My kids always enjoy a trip here, they love the new exhibits as well as the old. We went along a couple of times for the Anime special event movies which were free - so good...More

Thank madchester76
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