The Lock-Up, Newcastle

(3.9/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
The Lock-Up is a curated multi-disciplinary contemporary arts centre and inner city hub for creative thinking and doing. Its program includes exhibitions, events, site specific installations and performances, residencies and a variety of activities designed to engage the public.
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TripAdvisor
  • Always interesting - sometimes confronting but well worth a visit. Set in the old police station atmosphere abounds.  more »
  • The lock-up is an intriguing contemporary art space in Newcastle. Housed in the old Police Station on Hunter Street this gallery features several unique art spaces in the old cells of the Station. A m...  more »
  • We just viewed the Every Breath exhibition which was small but fantastic. This is the old prison so just the building itself is wonderful to explore. The exhibition was set up through the old cells, e...  more »
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  • A truly fascinating part of Newcastle's history, the lock up has a number of immaculately kept former prison rooms. The exhibitions held there are also worth going for alone.
  • Amazing art space
  • I never thought there would be such a decent place to explore in a unique town like this one. Only a gold coin donation was appreciated. Got to see a room for the retarded I guess? Go check this place out, I'd recommend this to my friends!