Normal operating hours resume at Fort Scratchley

20 Oct 2020

Fort Scratchley will reopen to the public six days a week, between 10am and 4pm, from Sunday 1 November. 

The community can enjoy a COVIDSafe historical experience with tunnel and gun emplacement tours, daily gun firings at 1pm, and access to external grounds, galleries and static exhibitions each day except Tuesday. 

Bookings are not required for free general admission; however, visitors will need to scan a QR code on entry for contact tracing purposes. 

Prepaid bookings can be made online for tunnel tours with a maximum of six people per group. 

Visit the Fort Scratchley or City of Newcastle websites to learn more about how we are keeping you safe while welcoming you back to the Fort.