The Lock-Up, Newcastle

(3.8/5 based on 25+ 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
  • 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 »
  • 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. 
  • we spent a wonderful week in newcastle recently, we did so many wonderful things and got to see everything we had on our list, unfortunately we missed out on the lock up, because it was closed, settti...  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!