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“Morning Tea at Newstead House”
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Newstead House
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$61.04*
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Brisbane Half-Day Morning City Tour
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$107.40*
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Brisbane City Tour and River Cruise from the Gold Coast
Ranked #54 of 368 things to do in Brisbane
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Owner description: THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN OF SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND'S HISTORIC HOMES... One of the most prominent homes in our history, the iconic landmark was built in 1846 and has been occupied by some of Brisbane's most influential colonial figures including Patrick Leslie, Captain John Clements Wickham and George Harris. Newstead House, Brisbane's oldest surviving residence is the jewel in the crown of South East Queensland's historic properties. Now operating as a living museum, the grand home is furnished to reflect the occupation of the Harris family, who were in residence between 1862 and 1890. We invite you to take in the magnificent views as you wander the generous verandas & explore the history of our grand home. Discover another world, located minutes from the CBD.
Reviewed May 18, 2013

Somewhere different to visit in Brisbane is Newstead House. Gracious old house open for inspection with guided tours by enthusiastic volunteers. Morning tea can be purchased and enjoyed on the open verandah which overlooks the spacious grounds and river.
Interesting to tour the house and learn how it has been extended over time.
Grounds have good picnic facilities, esp down near the river with many shady trees.
Off street parking available though when we visited, had to park near the bottom of the driveway.

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Interesting historically for a perspective on early pioneer 19th century Brisbane and peoples lives. About $7 entry, only open set times.

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

I've visited Newstead House many times over the past 50 years and I am still impressed at its ongoing preservation and maintenance of an important place and time in Brisbane and Queensland's history and it's grounds also being the site of the Memorial to the Allied Coral Sea Battles of World War II and the Annual Commemoration of such is of great value to myself and many older Australians who lived through those days

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

This lovely old house has been wonderfully looked after.
It's in a beautiful spot with well kept parkland.

Thank MarieG60
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

An immaculate representation of life way back! Attention to detail is wonderful, as is the way in which the helpful staff are willing to share their knowledge. Obviously they love doing what they do! Well worth a visit.

Thank I_love_Drumnadrochit
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