Newington Armory

Over 100 heritage buildings set amidst a riverside landscape of undulating hills and woodlands.

Newington Armory heritage gatehouse
Opening hours

Daily - Sunrise to 5 pm.


Car park entry on Jamieson Street. Time restrictions may apply.

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Pedestrians & cyclists

Shared paths connect to this location from:

  • Silverwater
  • Wentworth Point
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Things to do

Newington Armory has evolved from its military-industrial origins into a unique arts precinct, including a theatre, outdoor amphitheatre, artist studios and an exhibition space, which features the longest continuous gallery wall in Australia!

The Armory has free exhibitions throughout the year, plus film festivals, public art, cultural activities and kids activities. 

Discover more about the Armory with our self guided tour app. 

Self guided tours

Highlights include:

  • Check out arts activities offered throughout the year at the Armory Gallery, theatre and studios.
  • Enjoy fresh seasonal food and riverside views at the Armory Wharf Café.
  • Explore the nearby Blaxland Riverside Park. Don’t miss the double flying fox, tunnel slides and water feature. 

block Dogs are not permitted within Newington Armory.

For visitor safety and protection of heritage area, gates close strictly at 5 pm.


OrganisationOpening hoursContact details
Armory Leisure Playing FieldAvailable for pre-booked groups.02 9714 7502
BirdLife Australia Discovery CentreWeekends 10 am - 4 pm
Open at other times by arrangement. Free bird walk on the last Sunday of every month.
02 9647 1033
Martial Arts Training FacilityAvailable for pre-booked groups.02 9714 7502
Segway ToursPrivate group bookings