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Address: Breakfast Creek Rd | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3216 1846
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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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Walk back in Time

An excellent collection from life as it was in early Brisbane times. From the architecture to household items. Some very interesting pieces. The gardens are immaculate. Quite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

An excellent collection from life as it was in early Brisbane times. From the architecture to household items. Some very interesting pieces. The gardens are immaculate. Quite often the gardens are used as a venue for weddings. Newstead House volunteers ensure the setting to be perfect and having the homestead in the background adds to the ambiance.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We visited this attraction in the morning of 5th May 2015. The free parking along the driveway leading to the house was an added bonus. The grounds were milling with junior school-children as a school visit was on that day. However, this did not distract us or diminish our enjoyment. There were volunteers dressed up in period parlour maid costumes... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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346 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This charming colonial timber house that reclines gracefully in a beautiful park overlooking the brisbane river and the mouth of breakfast creek. Tours of the house by volunteers are good value.

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Townsville, Australia
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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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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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25 attraction reviews
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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
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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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11 attraction reviews
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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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18 attraction reviews
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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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78 attraction reviews
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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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Address: Address: Breakfast Creek Rd | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3216 1846
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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