Historical sites and attractions

Australia's second oldest city enjoys a long and rich heritage of Victorian architecture. It is a city bursting with culture, arts and architecture.

Nobbys Headland

Nobbys Headland

Also known as Whibayganba. Nobbys Lighthouse is an active lighthouse established on Nobbys Head in Newcastle in 1854 to guide vessels into the Hunter River.
Bogey Hole

Bogey Hole

The Bogey Hole is an icon of our city. Loved by locals and visitors alike it is a popular swimming spot and is accessible from King Edward Park. Explore more about the history of the Bogey Hole here.
Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral

Is built on a site overlooking the city which has been a place of worship for over 190 years, beautiful grounds and views surround the city's 'Castle'.
Miss Porter's House Museum

Miss Porter's House Museum

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.
The Lock Up

The Lock Up

The Lock-Up was built to support the Newcastle Police Station which was housed in the adjacent Court House and was used from 1861 until its closure in 1982.
Newcastle Signal Box

Newcastle Signal Box

The Newcastle Signal Box is part of the Newcastle Railway Station precinct , which showcases nineteenth century Victorian railway precinct.
Newcastle Railway Station - The Station

Newcastle Railway Station - The Station

A must-visit destination with complementing and vibrant tenancies that regularly attracts visitors and locals.