Highlights

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 collection highlights for you to explore.

Hunter Nurses of the Great War

Hunter Nurses of the Great War

Model T Ford

Model T Ford

The Model T Ford was donated by Reilly Barrett
Fishing Tree

Fishing Tree

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

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

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

Walter's Bugle

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