Miss Porter's House, Newcastle

4.6
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Miss Porter's House is a heritage-listed former residence and now house museum at 434 King Street, Newcastle West, Newcastle, City of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was built by John T Owen. The property is owned by the National Trust of Australia (NSW). It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 17 November 2000.
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  • We really loved our tour and afternoon tea. Extremely informative tour, helpful and interesting volunteer staff. It was lovely to see the furniture and implements from a bygone era. Highly recommend!  more »
  • The displays are well set out and the volunteers are very friendly and knowledgeable. The house contains items from a real family and shows how people really lived.  more »
  • It's a great record of how Newcastle life was for these ladies who were spinsters living in this home. The collection of clothes was cute and interesting. The place is a little bit musty as you would....  more »
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  • The guides were very informative and helpful. It was an interesting example of vernacular Edwardian architecture.
  • If you want your children to experience stepping back in time. This is the place to do it. 👍
  • This place has a lovely old charm to it. And ia kept in pristine original condition
  • Very interesting, take the family

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