Miss Porter’s House Museum, National Trust

434 King Street, Newcastle West, NSW, 2302

Experience Details

Miss Porter's House Museum is a Newcastle treasure. Take a step back into history in the heart of the city. Visitors of all ages can explore Porter family stories and discover the secrets of an Edwardian home. You can chat with friendly, knowledgeable guides or take a self-directed tour. Enjoy the Porters' stencilled ceilings, period garden, historic fernery, furniture, handcraft and a century of household items. Visitors have described the museum as one of Newcastle's little jewels and a wonderful social history resource. Built by Herbert Porter in 1909, the family lived in their terrace home until 1997. It was then bequeathed to the National Trust and survives with its contents intact as a living snapshot of life in twentieth-century Newcastle. Explore on an Open Day, book a special school or group tour or take a guided walk around the Porters' neighbourhood. For that special friend or colleague why not truly savour the Edwardian ambience and indulge in a morning or afternoon tea and tour? Make Miss Porter's House Museum part of your visit to Newcstle while enjoying breathtaking beaches, a working harbour plus cultural, culinary and architectural delights.
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434 King Street, Newcastle West, NSW, 2302


Australian Museums and Galleries Association - COVID Safe - Disabled access available, contact operator for details. - Enquiry Desk - Family Friendly - History & Heritage - National Trust - Non Smoking - Public Toilet