Recycling 1940s style: Miss Porter’s House Museum

Recycling 1940s style: see what your great-grandmother would have recycled at the Miss Porter’s House Museum Open Day.

Florence, Ella and Hazel Porter made, mended and recycled soap, shoes, furniture, flour bags and much more, all on display Sunday 10th November. Find out how a soap saver works, what an egg has to do with darning and re-live sustainability as practised in the early twentieth century.


National Trust Members: Free

General Public: Adult $10, Concession $8, Family $25 children under 5 free


For enquiries please contact Kathryn Pitkin: (02) 4927 0202 /


434 King Street
Newcastle West 2302 NSW


Second Sunday of each month (February-December) and Australia Day

(02) 4927 0202
Entry Fees:

National Trust members (and children under 5 yrs) - Free
Adults - $10.00
Concession -$8.00
Family - $25