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Miss Porter's House

434 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
+61 2 4927 0202
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Wonderful step back in time

If you haven’t already been,mark this one on your list of things to do. Open every second Sunday... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
thewise0ldbird
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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Glimpses from 1920s to 1960s

Looks like a hoarder’s house that’s been bravely and intelligently edited! Today it displays... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
LindaY1879
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Melbourne, Australia
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434 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
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+61 2 4927 0202
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

If you haven’t already been,mark this one on your list of things to do. Open every second Sunday of the month. My husband and I wandered through today and stepped back in time.The house was built in 1909 and furniture,clothing and utensils are all out...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Looks like a hoarder’s house that’s been bravely and intelligently edited! Today it displays glimpses of two generations’ lives over a span of 90 years - intriguing.

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

If you want a look back in time have a look inside fascinating. A really treat for old furniture lovers and the story behind it.

Thank Ilona C
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Miss Porter's House in a home of major historic value for Newcastle city centre. It is open some weekend for to go though. Full of historic furniture. Its like taking a step back in time. Very good worth a look.

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

A great look into how people lived years ago and see clothing, kitchen supplies and furniture from that era!

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

What a great story! Two sisters with a fascinating history, who passed their lovely childhood home onto the National Trust so we can all enjoy marvelling at how they lived over the century.

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

A fascinating insight into the lives of two of Newcastle's well known citizens and their family. The house contains many items belonging to the Porter sisters and their parents reflecting the history of the early families of the city. You can visit as a museum...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

How lively it us to see an historic house in Newcastle preserved and open yo the public. The home was very nicely presented with appropriate furniture and nick nacks. The volunteers were very helpful, it wouldn't be open with out them.

Thank sunnyandbright
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

The carers of this magnificent home are so passionate to present this home as it was all those years ago!

Thank Rae0110
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Reviewed April 12, 2016

A friend actually used to live here as his Mum works for National Trust. Its a gorgeous old home and has all the contents inside as well from that era. Wonderful family trip to "step back in time" - like you've gone back 100 +...More

Thank rochellew489
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