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A step back in time done well by volunteers.

It's a great record of how Newcastle life was for these ladies who were spinsters living in this... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Edward C
Newcastle, Australia
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 11 March 2018
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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18 Jun 2018
“A step back in time done well by volunteers.”
10 Mar 2018
“Wonderful step back in time”
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434 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
+61 2 4927 0202
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

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 expect. The volunteers are passionate and delightful.

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 11 March 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 9 January 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.

Thank LindaY1879
Reviewed 17 March 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
Reviewed 24 August 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.

1  Thank Bali1936
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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

Thank ShirleyM2321
Reviewed 14 July 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.

Thank LongChin
Reviewed 6 June 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

Thank jules838
Reviewed 29 May 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
Reviewed 25 April 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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