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Fort Scratchley is open six days per week, 10am to 4pm. The Fort is closed on Tuesdays.
Fort Scratchley is closed on Good Friday & Easter Sunday. General admission to Fort Scratchley is free. Guided Tunnel Tours can be booked and pre-paid on the Tours page.
See Time Gun Firings for the demonstration schedule. The Fort is closed on the following days:
Open six days per week, 10am – 4pm.
Closed Good Friday & Easter Sunday.
Free general admission.
Tunnel Tours available. Bookings required.
City of Newcastle acknowledges that we operate on the grounds of the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples.
We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession.
CN reiterates its commitment to address disadvantages and attain justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.