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Newcastle Museum

Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 1400
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Great for kids of all ages!!

Newcastle Museum is a little gem in our city. My kids always enjoy a trip here, they love the new... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle, Australia
Awesome for families

Great for families and to educate your children on science, newcastles history, immigration and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Megz W
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Workshop Way, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for families and to educate your children on science, newcastles history, immigration and coal mining!

Thank Megz W
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The science section for kids was interesting and some other sections such as coal , and local history etc. as well. Parking was convenient. There was an area for little kids to play as well. We didn't visit the Japanese art of Tattoo as that...More

Thank Rohit R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The museum was great for all ages.My husband and I enjoyed looking and reading up on the local history and our 3 year old had a blast at the kid's play area.He loved all the hands on activities and wanted desperately to stay longer and...More

Thank Anthea S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Loved the hands on activities for kids. Parking can be difficult depending on when you go. Well worth a visit

Thank Freezing2014
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very easy to move around to the different sections, but not sure about the area for little ones. It seemed like just a mini indoor playground. Not sure it is appropriate for a Museum.

Thank lpazza1
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Staying at Crowne Plaza, hadn't considered going even though it was close by. Just passing and thought we would stick our heads in. Pleasant surprise. Interesting, especially the section re emigration to Australia through the decades. Plus section on Newcastle's history.

Thank AmbersOnOak
Reviewed 30 March 2017

By all accounts the Newcastle Museum has been well furbished but it needs a lot of the stuff called funding before it gets in the big league. Over all its well run friendly staff but needs more Car parking can be a local problem

Thank Tiapan
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The variety of displays that occur throughout the year at Newcastle Museum ensures you can see something different each time you visit. Located nearby to the beautiful Newcastle Foreshore there are plenty of cafes and restaurants to visit and the Maritime Museum is a nice...More

Thank 1Sweetpea1
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A museum was the last place we would think to go with a very young child. However, upon recommendation we visited the museum (which is open 7 days) on a weekend we were visiting Newcastle. Some parts were free including a big play area both...More

Thank sk_JB_Melbourne
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