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Newcastle Museum

6 Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 1400
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Great free museum in the middle of town

Entry to the museum is free, which is very good considering what they have to offer. They have a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
chocomaro
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Newcastle, Australia
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Small Quality Museum

A great place to spend some down time - focus on Newcastle and its history. Interactive science... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carl A
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Adelaide, Australia
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6 Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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+61 2 4974 1400
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"steel making"
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"interactive science"
in 11 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 9 reviews
"light and sound show"
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"rainy day"
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"science area"
in 8 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 7 reviews
"local history"
in 19 reviews
"all ages"
in 25 reviews
"free entry"
in 20 reviews
"industrial history"
in 5 reviews
"indoor playground"
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"science room"
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"coal mining"
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"steel works"
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"great for kids"
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"kids and adults"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Entry to the museum is free, which is very good considering what they have to offer. They have a range of exhibitions that cater for all ages. Some of them are interactive and bring out your inner child.

Thank chocomaro
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great place to spend some down time - focus on Newcastle and its history. Interactive science space for kids was great. Good gift shop and coffee place.

Thank Carl A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been twice at the museum. The second was booked for the special Spider exhibition. My eyes were exactly the same sparcle as the children's, watching the explanation of the scientist about waggeling bees producing honey.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often go there with grandchildren who are entertained by all manner of things that the museum has to offer

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son loves going to the museum. The steelworks display is great, and the museum exhibits are well done. The kids love the interactive area, especially using the pulley to hoist up the car.

Thank Alesha G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many things to see and do in this surprising museum. There is lots of history and plenty for big and little kids to play with. The history of war, BHP, sport, transport and more. Great place if it was raining and easy access to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Rydges Newcastle which was directly across the road, It was great and best part its free! our children loved the spider exhibition which I believe was about $15 per child so worth it they haven't stopped talking about it and the huge...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to seeing Museum, it was ok, children’s interaction area was good, other than that it wasn’t wow! Bit disappointed with it.

Thank Sheba L
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Took my two young grand children here ages 4 & 5 and they thoroughly enjoyed it especially the interactive super nova science section very educational even for this young age The BHP and Newcastle history was very interesting An excellent museum small but certainly packed...More

Thank poppy1166
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Capturing the history of a city and district is not easy but this museum really does a great job in combining the economic, social and cultural history of this impressive city and its surrounds. Each time we visit Newcastle we allow ourselves time to soak...More

Thank Steve G
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