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Newstead House

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Address: Breakfast Creek Rd | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3216 1846
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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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Maybe before you go to The Breaky Creek for lunch you take a look at this place you can then just walk over the Bridge to the Breaky Creek for Lunch.This House is Very old and you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
manamiss
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe before you go to The Breaky Creek for lunch you take a look at this place you can then just walk over the Bridge to the Breaky Creek for Lunch.This House is Very old and you can see where the servants use to cook the dinner for the rich people and where they use to sleep.Its full of History... More 

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1 Thank manamiss
Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as a family, enjoyed learning some of Brisbane's early history. Coffee & scones on the veranda watching life on the river on a beautiful sunny winters day made our visit perfect. Went for a walk along the river to work off the scones we ate.

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Thank Lyndy68
Yanchep, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Newstead House on a lovely sunny Friday. Coming from the UK, we have seen older houses as 1845 is not really that old, but it was still interesting. What really made the visit was the friendliness of the staff, they couldn't have been more helpful. As we walked around they offered us scones and jam, tea and coffee.... More 

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Thank PeteF4
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were on a river ferry and they dropped us off for an hour or two- it was delightful. Brisbane's oldest house has a magnificent view of the river and it is interesting to see how the people of the era lived.

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Brisbane, Australia
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344 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Newstead House and its grounds are a delight. The house itself is immensely historic and one of few relics of Brisbane’s past. There is quite a good display and helpful staff. The grounds slope down with beautiful views of the Brisbane river and the sailing club across the other side. There are tables and chairs and this is a great... More 

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Thank zzrbell
Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Newstead House is a fine old colonial house, the oldest one in Brisbane, with lovely views along the river. Good to look around, friendly volunteers, and tea and scones included in the entrance fee the day we went - fantastic!

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Thank Pasqualie
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

If you are interested in historic homes and their history do not miss seeing this home in a magnificent park like setting, located on a point between Breakfast Creek and the Brisbane River. Period furniture with old world items compliment the rooms. Entry includes a scrumptious Devonshire Tea with a choice of pumpkin scones with pumpkin seeds, sultana scones or... More 

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3 Thank Elizabeth C
Scarborough, Qld, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a not-to-be-missed historical site in Brisbane. The building alone is worth the visit, but superb artifacts and furniture from the building and its period, and simply lovely grounds on the Brisbane River make this site a very special place to visit. Plus, volunteers offer notable insight into the house's history *and* provide a scrumptious complimentary snack of scones... More 

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2 Thank Frank Y
Nambour, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

so much to see and do in Brisbane CBD and still 32'c days in Autumn. Museums, Art Galleries, Old Builkdings, Newstead House, Antique Centres, good Coffee shops, quality Pub meals, active Queen Street Mall, Bars, restaurants

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We visited Newstead House on Easter Sunday and had a delightful afternoon. The house is well preserved, with period furniture and furnishings, and friendly and helpful attendants to explain aspects of the property and its history. Downstairs in the original part of the house was also fascinating. Add to this the lovely and extensive gardens, the pretty setting on the... More 

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