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Newstead House

Cnr: Breakfast Creek Rd & Newstead Avenue | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3216 1846
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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.
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Cnr: Breakfast Creek Rd & Newstead Avenue | Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3216 1846
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in, but the upper floor was closed for a private event. We were able to tour the lower floor with a staff member and learned about the history of the home. Beautiful gardens with view of the Brisbane River. Will stop in to see...More

Thank MegtheHealer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old style house in beautiful location. Great for a reminder of a by-gone era. Nice walk around the grounds, not a hell of a lot to do or see. Beautiful old house.

Thank GotUsWandering
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Look out for the 1st Sunday of the month when the Food Trucks visit Newstead House. Lots of choices but load up with cash before the visit. Beautiful view down the river from the lawns. Pack the picnic rug and a few crackers/strawberries/chips and cool...More

Thank ChrisIQueensland
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Overlooking the Brisbane River this is a lovely historical house set in manicured lawns with unusual plants. This simple Georgian house built in 1846 is decorated as close as possible to the Victorian era. The museum has lots of memorabilia to keep you busy for...More

Thank AussieDiver53
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Fantastic history ghost stories, furniture and settings in this historic home beside the windy Brisbane river at Breakfast Creek where you can see the Ship Terminal and Gateway bridge in the distance or pop across the road to a le carte Pub meals at the...More

Thank Kaye M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Very well presented with many real old artefacts and the tour was well worth it too, lovely guide, so thanks a lot.

Thank sue255114
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Food trucks, wine, Newstead brews, jazz and smiling people coverage on the Newstead House gardens. A lovely way to spend a sunny few hours and a stroll along the river. Free and loads of local parking.

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Newstead House and joined a guided tour of a small group and were provided with a wonderful insight into the early settlement in Brisbane. The property is in excellent condition and has a vast array of examples of household appliances in the...More

Thank SEB5
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Newstead Park is one of my favourite parks in Brisbane. Located about five minutes from the city, it’s home to the beautiful Newstead House (Brisbane’s oldest home – built in 1846), a lush grassed hill, plenty of seats, lots of palm trees and gorgeous views...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely, relaxing location to spend some time walking in the gardens and exploring a unique piece of Australian colonial history. The house itself is a well preserved snapshot of life in the early 1800's and a credit to the curator and maintenance staff.

Thank TravellersGoldCoast
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