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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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 29 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 28 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
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely house with a rich history. The guide was passionate and knowledgeable about the house and contents. We arrived a bit late so were not asked to pay and had a personal tour. Downstairs was not open though. Well worth it.

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Newstead House sits in a beautiful spot at the junction of Brisbane River and Breakfast Creek. The very first version of the Queensland flag flies proudly near the back veranda, which has a nice view of the park and the river. The interiors have been...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A nice restored House set in some parklands on the banks of the Brisbane River near the Breakfast Creek entrance to the river

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had a great time, interesting to find out the history of this house. Beautifully preserved and shows how the past century folks lived. Suppose to be a ghost there as well. Went there for a ghost tour as well, have been there a few times...More

Thank Solveg M
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