Newcastle Region Maritime Museum

The Newcastle Region Maritime Museum is housed within the grounds of Fort Scratchley. Fine examples of small boats, model ships and maritime artefacts are on display together with exhibits relating to Newcastle's port development over the last two centuries. The Museum has an extensive collection of photographs and paintings. The Maritime Museum holds the annual Newcastle Maritime Festival held on the last weekend in January.

Address: 
Fort Scratchley off Nobbys Road, Newcastle, NSW
Tel: 
0249292588
Hours: 
12pm-4pm Tue-Sun, closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
Admission: 
By donation
Facilities: 
Guided tours, library, shop, limited wheelchair access, research requests
Collection: 
30,000 shipping photographs, 5000 maritime artefacts and archival material, 2000 library items
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