Accessibility

Access features of our venues

164 Hunter St

Address: 164 Hunter St Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Newcastle Interchange 2 km. Light Rail
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair access
Seating: N/A, not a seated exhibition
Amenities: Yes

Babylon

Address: 145 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Newcastle Interchange 2 km. Light Rail
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair access
Seating: N/A
Amenities: N/A

City Hall

Address: 290 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: https://www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/city-hall/visit-us/accessibility
Venue Accessibility: Lift in eastern end of venue. All levels accessible
Seating: All Levels Accessible
Amenities: Yes
Contact for Assistance: If you require assistance when you are in the building, please call one of the building Commissionaires on 4974 2950. 

Our Ticket Office team members can assist allocate accessible tickets please call them on 4929 1977 to discuss.  Please let us know your requirements when booking tickets by phone. 

Civic Park Stage

Address: Civic Park, King St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Accessible parking on King Street & Darby Street
Venue Accessibility: Accessible along paths or across grass in park
Seating: N/A
Amenities: Yes
Contact for Assistance: 4974 2000

Civic Theatre Playhouse

Address: 375 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: https://www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au/visit/location-and-parking
Venue Accessibility: Accessible lift on entry, east of main stairwell
Accessible Seating: Yes
Amenities: Foyer Level
Captioning & Subtitles: N/A
Contact for Assistance: If you require assistance when you are in the building, please call one of the building Commissionaires on 4974 2950.

Our Ticket Office team members can assist allocate accessible tickets please call them on 4929 1977 to discuss.  Please let us know your requirements when booking tickets by phone. 

Civic Theatre

Address: 375 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: https://www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au/visit/location-and-parking 
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair access stalls only (ground floor)
Accessible seating: Stalls only (ground floor)
Amenities: Ground floor only
Captioning & subtitles: Select performances only
Hearing assistance / loop: Yes
Contact for assistance: If you require assistance when you are in the building, please call one of the building Commissionaires on 4974 2950.

Our Ticket Office team members can assist allocate accessible tickets please call them on 4929 1977 to discuss.  Please let us know your requirements when booking tickets by phone.

Conservatorium of Music

Address: Cnr Laman Street, Auckland St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport:  https://www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/city-hall/visit-us/accessibility
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair access via ramp access
Accessible Seating: Yes
Amenities: Yes. Bathrooms located on the ground floor with access from the corner of Laman and Auckland streets.
Contact for assistance: For assistance please email concerthall@newcastle.edu.au or contact the Events and Activities Co-ordinator on 4921 5133.

Creator Incubator

Address: 50 Clyde St

Transport: No. 12 bus route with bus stop at Clyde St, near ELMAS cafe, Hamilton.
Parking: on site at rear of premises. Entry via either laneway at Budget/Avis or Hertz car rentals.
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair access, no stairs.
Amenities: Yes

Foreshore Park (Van Gogh Alive)

Address: 32 Wharf Rd, Newcastle East, NSW 2300

Accessible Parking: Accessible parking bays are located Westbound on Wharf Road at 59-77 Wharf Rd Parking.
Dedicated Drop Off/Pick Up Zone is located Westbound on Wharf Road adjacent to the Grand Pavilion.
Transport: Bus stop at Nobbys Road before Wharf Road
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible, ramp access. Venue is flat throughout.
Seating: N/A
Amenities: Yes

Earp Distilling Co.

Address: 41 Darling St, Carrington NSW 2294

Transport: Accessible parking available
Venue Accessibility: Fully wheelchair accessible
Seating: Yes
Amenities: Yes

Hudson Street Hum

Address: 7 Hudson St, Hamilton NSW 2303

Transport: Diagonally opposite Hamilton train station and 1 minute walk to Beaumont Street Bus route
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible for all New Annual events (no stairs)
Seating: Accessible seating if required
Amenities: Yes
Contact for Assistance: aleeta@hudsonstreethum.com.au

Newcastle Art Space

Address: 91 Chinchen St, Islington NSW 2296

Transport: 500 m to Bus Stop- Mailtland Road at Hubbard St
Venue Accessibility: Classed as accessible. Although it is a small space. Not easy for a motorised wheelchair.
Seating: Yes
Amenities: Yes
Contact for Assistance: 0490 801 630

Newcastle Comedy Club

Address: 1a Darby St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Accessible by public transport - buses, and light rail. Street parking only available.
Venue Accessibility: No
Seating: Yes
Amenities: Yes 

Newcastle Museum

Address: 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: https://www.newcastlemuseum.com.au/visit/getting-here
Venue: Fully Accessible – BHP space has stairs but is accessible by ramps
Seating: Yes
Amenities: Accessible toilets on site as well as baby change rooms
Contact for Assistance: Newcastle Museum 4974 1401

Newcastle University Q Building Black Box

Address: 16B Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Q Building has accessible parking out the front on Honeysuckle Drive and is located walking distance from the tram.
Venue Accessibility: Fully accessible, ramp access.
Seating: Yes
Amenities: There is a parenting room, as well as accessible toilets and shower on the ground floor.

The Lock-Up

Address: 90 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Accessible parking out the front on Hunter Street
Venue: Majority of the building is accessible
Seating: N/A
Amenities: Yes
Contact for Assistance: email info@thelockup.org.au or call 4925 2265

The Royal Exchange Theatre (REX)

Address: 34 Bolton St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: 49m to Bus Stop
Venue Accessibility: Not Accessible
Seating: N/A
Amenities: No
Contact for Assistance: 4929 4969

Watt Space Gallery

Address: 20 Auckland St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Transport: Located within 20 metres from King Street bus stops and one short block from the Civic light rail
Venue Accessibility: Wheelchair access
Seating: Available if required
Amenities: Yes
Contact for assistance: 0423 103 740 or Campus security 4921 5888

Wheeler Place

Address: Wheeler Place, outside Civic Theatre, 429 Hunter St Newcastle NSW 2300 

Transport: Light rail stop on Hunter Street. Accessible parking on King Street
Venue: Fully Accessible
Seating: NA
Amenities: Accessible via Civic Theatre
Contact for Assistance: 4974 2166