COVID-19: Updates

Last updated  23 September 2020

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms you should stay at home, self-isolate and get tested.

 

If you live in or have visited any of the NSW local government areas (LGAs) or suburbs listed on the NSW Government website in the past two weeks, get tested even if you have mild COVID-19 symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat. 

 

If you have been to Victoria recently get tested even if you have mild COVID-19 symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat.

We've loved welcoming the community back to Newcastle Museum since reopening in June. We are continually updating our measures to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff, as we comply with the latest NSW Public Health Orders.

Admission to Newcastle Museum is free, however you’ll need to bring your phone with you on your next visit! Visitors will need to scan in at entry points using a QR code.

We invite you to explore the collection and exhibitions. To help you make the most of your visit during the COVID-19 recovery phase and inform you of changes you will experience on your visit, please see Frequently Asked Questions below.

Opening Hours

Newcastle Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10.00am – 5pm. During this time, you can explore the collection and new exhibitions. Visitors will need to scan in at entry points – make sure you bring your phone.

Tues – Sun, 10.00am – 5pm
(and 7 days during NSW School Holidays)

Contact 02 4974 1400 if you have any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Museum open?

The Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10.00am – 5pm, with safety measures in place.

The Museum is open on Mondays during NSW School Holidays.

What changes will I experience when visiting the Museum?
What are the opening hours?
Do I need to book to visit?
Will it be safe to visit the Museum?
Are Supernova and Mininova open?
Are all exhibition spaces open?
Can I book a group or school visit?
Are public programs and events running?
Can I still watch the BHP Steelworks Sound and Light Show?
Is Museum Park open?
Can I donate an object or bring one to the museum?
Are you open on Mondays during school holidays?