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Newstead House Tours and Activities

Newstead House
Built in 1846 for Scottish settlers Patrick and Catherine Leslie, Newstead House is Brisbane's oldest colonial residence and remains one of its most renowned heritage properties. Set on the banks of the Brisbane River, the historic home is now a house museum, beautifully recreated in late Victorian style.

Visitors can step back in time as they explore Newstead House, admiring the vast collection of period furnishings and marvelling over unique artefacts like a signal cannon, Sir Thomas Brisbane’s pipe and a model of the HMS Beagle ship sailed by Royal Navy captain John Wickham, a former resident. The house also hosts a number of special events and educational programs including the chance to experience Victorian-style cooking, washing and games.

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Newstead House is located in Newstead Park in north Brisbane and is open Friday and Sunday from 9am-5pm; Saturday from 9am to 1pm; and Monday to Thursday by appointment only. Admission is AU$9 for adults and AU$6 for children.
Address: Newstead Park, Cnr Breakfast Creek Rd & Newstead Ave, Queensland QLD 4006, Australia
Hours: Fri and Sun 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-1pm; Mon-Thurs by appointment only
Admission: Adults: AU$9; Children: AU$6
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Brisbane River Cruise Morning

Brisbane River Cruise Morning

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The Brisbane River, flowing directly through the city after which it’s named, is the longest river in South Queensland. Take a relaxing ruise along the river, seeing iconic sights including Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center, and Story Bridge in a short amount of time. Fit a morning or afternoon departure into your vacation schedule.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day U.S. WWII History in Brisbane Tour

Full Day U.S. WWII History in Brisbane Tour

This is a luxury tour in Mercedes Benz vehicles. Your driver/guide will be a business owner. Pricing is "All-Inclusive".
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Newstead House General Entry Ticket

Newstead House General Entry Ticket

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Newstead House is Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence, dating back to 1846 and standing on the banks of the Brisbane River. With this prepaid admission ticket, skip the ticket line and head straight inside to enjoy a 1-hour guided tour of the heritage property. Peek inside the grand rooms, admire the antique furniture, and hear about former residents such as Patrick Leslie and Captain John Clements Wickham.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Newstead House hours of operation?
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Newstead House hours of operation: Fri and Sun 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-1pm; Mon-Thurs by appointment only. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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