Best Places to Visit in Newcastle

Best Places to Visit in Newcastle
Aerial view of Newcastle NSW Australia. Source: BS

Below is a list of the top and leading Places to Visit in Newcastle. To help you find the best Places to Visit located near you in Newcastle, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Newcastle’s Best Places to Visit:

The top rated Places to Visit dealing with tourist attractions are:

  • Newcastle Museum
  • Newcastle Art Gallery
  • Newcastle Afoot

Newcastle Museum

Newcastle Museum
Newcastle Museum

Newcastle Museum was originally founded in 1988 as a major Bicentennial project and has been located in the Honeysuckle Railway Workshops since 4 August 2011. The original idea for a Museum in Newcastle was developed by a consortium of interested parties, including the institution of Engineers and Supernova Inc. who worked hard to promote the idea of a regional Museum in the 1980s.

Products/Services:

Museum Animation, Venue Hire, Exhibitions, Tours,

LOCATION:

Address: 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4974 1400
Website: www.newcastlemuseum.com.au

REVIEWS:

“Great place to visit, lot of history shown on the 1989 earthquake and the production of coal. There was a show on at 4pm where they played out what it was like to work in a coal station back then. Very interesting!” – Alex Augustine

Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery
Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery holds over 6,500 works of art and the quality and breadth of its collection makes it a significant cultural asset for the city.

The Gallery hosts around 17 exhibitions annually. Exhibitions draw on the Gallery’s collection, as well as public and private collections of national and international importance. We also run a full program of events including art workshops, guided tours, film screenings, lectures, seminars and more.

Products/Services:

Art Gallery, Art Museum

LOCATION:

Address: 1 Laman St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4974 5100
Website: www.nag.org.au

REVIEWS:

“A smaller sized gallery with a variety of exhibitions that are changed regularly. The activities on weekends are great for kids as is the park it fronts onto. Well worth a regular visit.”

Newcastle Afoot

Newcastle Afoot
Newcastle Afoot

Newcastle Afoot is a locally owned and operated small tour business, with a focus on sharing Newcastle’s exciting culture and community. They saw a gap in the provision of experiences that introduce people to Newcastle’s modern and diverse cultural landscape, alongside their heritage and gorgeous beaches.

Products/Services:

Daily Tours, Seascapes to Laneways Walk, Eat & Drink, School Excursions, Private Groups, Local Experiences, Gift Cards

LOCATION:

Address:level 1/152-160 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: 0432 851 313
Website: www.newcastleafoot.com.au

REVIEWS:

“Really enjoyable and educational evening. I went as part of a corporate work event. I’ve lived in Newcastle for 7 years and discovered many new things on the tour. Including great places to eat and drink! Becky was an awesome guide with so much passion and enthusiasm. Will go again!” – Phil Usher