Morpeth Museum

Morpeth Museum explores the rich heritage of the region in the former Courthouse. Morpeth was the major river port of the Hunter Valley and surrounding districts between 1832 and 1920. An important trade, cultural, commercial and religious centre, it was a bustling town filled with sailors, bullockies and hotels; bond stores and salesmen; free settlers

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Lake Macquarie and District Museum

Opened in 1992, the Lake Macquarie and District Museum is located in the once abandoned, now picturesque Toronto Railway Station on the shores of Lake Macquarie. There is an extensive photograph collection some of which date back to the 19th century. The photographs show the development of the area from past to present. Themed displays

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Dobell House

Dobell House is the home and studio of the late Sir William Dobell.  The premises and site are maintained and presented with historical accuracy so visitors can appreciate the life and artistic genius of its owner Sir William Dobell.  Guides are available on all occasions. Group visitors receive a presentation about Dobell, his life, his

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Dungog Museum

The Dungog Museum is located in the heritage listed 1898 former School of Arts building. Our collection includes professional, sporting, trade and farming equipment and items and photographs from Dungog and district. The museum’s core display is ‘Dungog: Making the Community’, which tells the story of Dungog through different themes. There is an introductory exhibition

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Miss Porter’s House

Built in 1909 by Herbert Porter, the terrace house was home to the Porter family until 1997. It was left to the National Trust by Miss Hazel Porter, with its contents intact, providing today’s visitors with a vivid experience of early to mid-twentieth century inner-city life in Newcastle. Miss Porter’s House is filled with 1909-1940

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Fort Scratchley

Fort Scratchley Historic Site, with its commanding position guarding the Hunter River Estuary, is undoubtedly Newcastle’s most spectacular vantage point and is worth the visit for the view alone. It’s naval significance was recognised early and in 1876, with fears of Russian attack, the British Government sent Major General Sir William Jervois and Lieutenant Colonel

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Sir Edgeworth David Memorial Museum and Coalfields Local History Association Inc

Housed in a 1900s weatherboard school house, the Museum numbers over 4,000 items, representing the rural and coal fields heritage of the region. Its two classrooms still contain original fittings, such as desks and forms, blackboards, and wall maps to retain the character and function of the building. Items displayed range from buttons to pianos

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Greta Historical Museum

Greta is a pretty country village with plenty of parking, situated in the middle of the larger towns of Singleton, Maitland and Cessnock and now in the Cessnock City Council local government area . The museum is housed in the former Greta Council Chambers building, at 96 High Street, and holds photos and items of

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Newcastle Art Space

Newcastle Art Space (NAS) is an artist run initiative and non commercial, non-profit gallery. NAS co-ordinates and hosts the annual Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize. While the primary focus of NAS has been on emerging artists, with the Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize being the major event of the year, the function of the Gallery is to

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Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery began in 1957 in the War Memorial Cultural Centre in Newcastle’s CBD following a donation of over 100 works of art by benefactor Roland Pope. The gallery moved next door to its current location in 1977 and was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II. Today, the gallery presents a diverse program of

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Maitland Regional Art Gallery

MRAG offers in total, eleven exhibition spaces in three distinct wings across two levels of the art gallery. MRAG accessibility features include a lift, interior and exterior wheelchair access ramps and a sensory garden. One wing of the building is dedicated to children and education: the Art Factory fosters appreciation to the arts for the

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Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie (MAC)

The Museum of Art and Culture (MAC) is an exceptional cultural and tourist destination located at the northern tip of Lake Macquarie. MAC, formerly known as Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, was established in 1980. First housed in Lake Macquarie’s former council chambers on Main Road at Speers Point, the gallery relocated to First Street,

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Newcastle Museum

Newcastle Museum is a vibrant and welcoming centre for and about Newcastle. The new Museum opened to the community on 4 August 2011. Located in the historic Honeysuckle Railway workshops, the Museum is right in the heart of Newcastle. The new Museum is a more than simply a re-invention of the original Newcastle Regional Museum

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Gloucester Museum

The Gloucester Museum proudly shares our local history with visitors from across the state. The Museum showcases a wide range of historical exhibits relevant to the unique history and development of Gloucester and the wider region. Visitors can step back in time and discover a world from a bygone era. We also offer a new

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