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Address: Breakfast Creek Rd | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3216 1846
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Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Discover Brisbane's social past by visiting its oldest residence, a...
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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Beautiful place to spend some time

A wonderful place to spend time. The gardens are superb and the house takes you back to the early times of Brisbane. Merle and Harold two of the volunteers who take tours were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Townsville, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful place to spend time. The gardens are superb and the house takes you back to the early times of Brisbane. Merle and Harold two of the volunteers who take tours were wonderful and their knowledge of the history of the area was great. A few hours well spent in a bautiful area.

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Townsville, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Always drove past Newstead House on way to/from airport so thought had to stop in and see, gardens are gorgeous and would make a terrific picnic spot. Volunteers at the house were lovely with a passion for the property & enjoyed sharing their knowledge about it's history and families who have lived there. Restoration work is well done and you... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
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
11 helpful votes 11 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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57 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
58 attraction reviews
363 helpful votes 363 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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