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Newstead House

Address: Breakfast Creek Rd | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3216 1846
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Ranked #55 of 280 things to do in Brisbane
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Discover Brisbane's social past by visiting its oldest residence, a luxurious home of wide...
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Discover Brisbane's social past by visiting its oldest residence, a luxurious home of wide verandah, ornate cedar joinery and Victorian furnishings.

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Go back in time - view the fashions, decor and experience the life of our early Pioneers at Newstead House. . Close to the City overlooking the River. . Beautiful venue for a picnic or Special Occasion. .

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Bunbury, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Newstead House was closed for the holidays when we visited but we were very lucky that a person was there and she showed us around the house giving us the wonderful history of the people who had lived there. The preservation of this property is fantastic and all their efforts to secure funding for the up keep is very much... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We drove to Newstead House found good parking in the shade! Walked in the extensive parks & walkways enjoyed the magnificent views and lovely gardens . Then after paying $6.00 over 60yrs old entry walked pack into the past! The bottom basement floor Was he kitchen & servants quarters. ( very hot & humid ester day!) Then we entered the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

New stead House is located in Newstead Park,about 10 minutes from Brisbane central business district. It isma fabulous place to learn about the early settlers of Brisbane and the park is just beautiful with fabulous view voth up and down the river. The hoise charges an admission fee to keep the beautiful building and its contents in good order and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Nice little park area that you can just walk around catch some rays or do a little fishing. Also has a good view of Brisbane river and surrounds. I visit this place at least four times a week on my bike.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I arrived a bit late but was greeted by friendly staff and given a full albeit speedy guided tour by a extremely knowledgeable guide. The house itself is beautifully presented and is, of course situated in lovely grounds by the river. Well worth a visit to experience a Victorian era home.

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Sydney, Australia
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57 attraction reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

While the house structure is well preserved, little of the contents are original to the house. Nevertheless, representative furniture and ornaments populate every room of the house and these, along with the excellent commentary offered by the volunteer guides telling the background history of the house and its various occupants, make the visit worthwhile. One excellent way to get to... More 

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Yandina
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3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

If you are near Newstead do go and spend a few hours at newstead house, it's a great afternoon walking around the beautiful gardens, then have a look around the house, very interesting look back at our history and how people used to live, do have a coffee/tea at the kiosk it's great!

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tiverton devon uk
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Newstead House on Brisbane's Breakfast Creek, is a delightful mid 19th century gentleman's residence. Originally of small proportions, the house was extended over the years to its present size. its wonderful location and carefully tended gardens are stunning. The rooms has been furnished in period style, with plenty of information about usage, the previous occupants and development. All is perfectly... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Historic site, the first in Brisbane. Entry is $6 and takes about half hour. Definitely a treat for the historians and people who appreciate the older Australian heritage. Once finished, enjoy a beer across the road at the breakfast Creek hotel.

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