EXCITING NEWS: 1 July 2020    

We have been fortunate to receive substantial funding from the State Government for the restoration and refurbishment of Newstead House. This is long overdue and ensures the future of our beautiful and iconic landmark.  This work is due to start in August 2020, and as a result, we will not be reopening our doors until after the completion of the restoration project in  2021. 

This is an exciting moment in time for Newstead House,  Brisbane’s oldest standing residence and we look forward to sharing the journey with you!


Friday 10am – 2pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

On opening days we offer a daily tour at 11.30am which is included in your entry price.   Our passionate guides will take you on an hour long exploration of Newstead House looking at our history, the collection and the people who have lived in our beautiful home.

All other times by prior arrangement.

Newstead House will open for pre arranged group visits or education programs.   If you would like to discuss visiting Newstead House during these times please contact us on 07 3216 1846 to arrange or email [email protected]

ADMISSION   All prices are inclusive of GST

Adult $12

Concession $9

Children – up to two children complimentary with accompanying adult, and any additional children at concession price.


Looking for a little more information on Newstead House?  Let one of our experienced guides walk you through the house, sharing the stories of the collection, the people and the history of our iconic home.

There is no need to book, simply advise the attendant at our front door desk. Daily tours take place at 11.30am are included in the entry price, and operate on the following days:


Whether you are a tour operator, special interest group, club or group of friends, Newstead House is a superb venue to visit. When visiting your group can undertake either a self guided tour or book a guided tour making your experience even more intimate.

Tours generally last for 60 minutes and can be tailored to fit your itinerary. Let us know your special interest, for example interior design, architecture or gardening and our guides will try to tailor their focus to this. All our tours are in English.

Explore our stories, and discover the layers of Brisbane’s oldest surviving home making a visit to Newstead House an unforgettable museum experience!

Perhaps your group would like to enjoy Devonshire Tea or lunch on our verandas? Please arrange with our events staff when booking your tour.

Contact our bookings office during office hours on 07 3216 1846 or email: [email protected]


School visits to Newstead House are welcome throughout the year. Please visit our EDUCATION section for full details on our CONNECT with heritage program as well as other school tour options.