Lock Up

Lock Up information

Location
Newcastle , Australia
Address
90 Hunter St
Telephone
+61 2 4925 2265
More information
www.thelockup.org.au
Opening hours
10am-4pm Wed-Sat, 11am-3pm Sun
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These days artists in residence, rather than prisoners, are incarcerated in this former police station (1861). There’s a dynamic contemporary art program, artists studios and creepy jail-house relics like the well-preserved padded cell, where the leather walls are stuffed with horsehair.