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Newstead House, Brisbane

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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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TripAdvisor
  • 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 18...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • Love the gardens and that it is beside the river and i love the atmosphere i find it is intresting to read about the people that lived there and i love all the antiques
  • A lovey riverside location for a picnic, a breezy walk or some fitness if you're a local. Occasional events like Food Trucks & Jazz are also a treat. The house itself is probably not worth the trip if you are just sightseeing.
  • We had our wedding at Newstead House and we absolutely love this location. So beautiful, rich in history, helpful staff and just generally a nice place to be!
  • 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
  • I do Tai Chi next door