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Newstead House

Breakfast Creek Road, Newstead Park, Newstead, Queensland 4006

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Discover the layers of Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence, Newstead House. Built in 1846, the home is now part of the living history of Brisbane, and is open as a house museum for the public to enjoy.

The home evolved from a simple Colonial Georgian cottage into the quintessential homestead of today – a style of architecture that draws as its inspiration the bungalow found on the Indian sub-continent.

The house sits within Newstead Park, a piece of land on a bend of the Brisbane River, giving it sweeping views of Hamilton and Bulimba.

From May 1932, the Historical Society of Queensland occupied the house establishing a museum. In 1939 a trust was established for the management of the house. Now Newstead House is an established house museum, decorated and furnished to reflect the late Victorian period and is a significant part of Brisbane history.

Newstead House is open Friday-Sunday. Entry includes a guided tour at 11.30am.

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Price: $12

FACILITIES

  • Cafe
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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Experiences you can enjoy:
  • Art & Culture
  • Family
  • History & Heritage
Activities you can engage in:
  • Walks

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Breakfast Creek Road, Newstead Park, Newstead, 4006, Queensland, Australia

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