Miss Porter’s House Museum, National Trust

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Miss Porter’s House Museum is a Newcastle treasure.

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.

You can chat with friendly, knowledgeable guides or take a self-directed tour.

Enjoy the Porters’ stencilled ceilings, period garden, historic fernery, furniture, handcraft and a century of household items. Visitors have described the museum as one of Newcastle’s little jewels and a wonderful social history resource.

Built by Herbert Porter in 1909, the family lived in their terrace home until 1997. It was then bequeathed to the National Trust and survives with its contents intact as a living snapshot of life in twentieth century Newcastle.

Explore on an Open Day, book a special school or group tour or take a guided walk around the Porters’ neighbourhood.

For that special friend or colleague why not truly savour the Edwardian ambience and indulge in a morning or afternoon tea and tour.

Newcastle is a stunning coastal city. Make Miss Porter’s House Museum part of your visit while enjoying breathtaking beaches, a working harbour plus cultural, culinary and architectural delights.


Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Museums and Galleries Association National Trust


COVID Safe National Trust


Adults AUD12, Concessions AUD10, Family AUD34, National Trust members and children under five free. Groups, Tea and Tour, Walks and Special Events, please enquire.

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