Iconic Objects

Newcastle Museum is home to significant local treasures and objects with fascinating history.

You can find out more about our objects by  browsing our collection database.

Here are some of our most iconic objects for you to explore.

Model T Ford

The Model T Ford was donated by Reilly Barrett

Fishing Tree

This tree was used by generations of Worimi people to find schools of fish near Bagnall's Beach

The Buck

The Buck was built by Messres Kitson and Co Ltd in 1870. It is an 0-6-0 Saddle Tank locomotive with internal cylinders

The Organ

The Organ was located in the choir vestry of St. Augustine Anglican Church, Merewether

Walter's Bugle

The Bugle on display in A Newcastle Story belonged to Walter Barton