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Fort Scratchley to resume normal operating hours from November

Fort Scratchley, the Newcastle icon standing sentry over Newcastle since 1882, will reopen to the public six days a week from 1 November.

Open between 10am and 4pm, visitors will be able to partake in a COVIDSafe historical experience from the first Sunday in November.

The regular tunnel and gun emplacement tours are also back, with daily gun firings at 1pm. The external grounds, galleries and exhibitions will also be open each day except Tuesdays.

While bookings will not be required for free general admission, visitors will need to scan a QR code on entry for contact tracing similar to systems in place at other local venues and restaurants.

Visitors will also be able to book prepaid tunnel tours online for a maximum of six people per group.

You can visit the Fort Scratchley website for more information.

Written by Newcastle Live

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