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Newstead House, Brisbane

(4.5/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Take in an important piece of Brisbane history at Newstead House. The city's oldest surviving home has occupied its spot on the Breakfast Creek bank of the Brisbane River since 1846. Tour the luxurious, Victorian-furnished rooms and relax on the wide verandahs of this Colonial Georgian cottage. The site offers picnic facilities, and the area down by the river provides particularly pleasant al fresco dining beneath shady trees. Arrange your visit to Newstead House and discover more family-friendly attractions in Brisbane using our Brisbane holiday planner.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • Great spot , relaxing tea and scones, lovely to see so much goodwill to preserve our amazing history 
  • The house is very well preserved and show a good example of past century living. Is not always open to the public, so it is good to check when you can visit it. 
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  • Went for the food trucks and jazz. Great location for a family picnic. Well presented historic home. I remember visiting this place almost 40 years ago and i still like it
  • Nice spot by the river, a peaceful hidden gem in the city. Good views and historical location. Apparently good fishing well.
  • Great historical house!!! Very interesting!!! Delicious morning tea also included in the cheap fee. Much enjoyed and will DEFINETELY come again!!!!
  • Fantastic place. I love it.
  • Original House Patrick Leslie and consisted of 4 rooms. Later additions created the house you now see. Full of history. A must visit.