Parramatta’s Lancer Barracks Celebrates 200 Years
By Natalie Popow
Dead Set Legends
Part of the 'Parramatta Foundations' 5 piece mini-documentary series. Discover who’s…
Deep Foundations in Deep Time
Part of the 'Parramatta Foundations' 5 piece mini-documentary series. Discover Parramatta…
Female Orphan School
Part of the 'Parramatta Foundations' 5 piece mini-documentary series. Discover the story…
Parramatta's Pantry
Part of the 'Parramatta Foundations' 5 piece mini-documentary series. Discover Parramatta…
Parramatta Foundations
Delve into Parramatta's history and heritage, past and present with a 5 piece mini-documentary…
Parramatta Pandemics
Part of the 'Parramatta Foundations' 5 piece mini-documentary series. Take a look at…
Historic Buildings in Parramatta
Parramatta is home to some beautiful historical buildings and if walls could talk they would all…
Hambledon Cottage
Once home to the Macarthur family, today you can turn back time and experience Hambledon Cottage in…
Gregory Place & Hassall Streets Parramatta 2150
(02) 9635 6924
Little Known Stories From Parramatta’s History
Learn about the people of Parramatta whose footsteps you walk in every day. Discover these…
Elizabeth Farm reopens
Elizabeth Farm has re-opened to welcome visitors four days a week from Wednesday’s to Saturday’s…
Explore Parramatta’s 3D Archaeological history
This week is National Archaeology Week, a time to promote the importance of protecting Australia’s…
Parramatta's ANZAC Heritage
Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre has collated a large resource of biographies,…
Philip Ruddock Heritage Centre
The Philip Ruddock Heritage Centre juxtaposes the oldest and newest of Parramatta’s buildings.…
Dairy Cottage Precinct
Experience a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Dairy Cottage Precinct in Parramatta Park.
Female Orphan School
The Female Orphan School (1813) on the Parramatta Campus of Western Sydney University is one of the…
corner of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere 2116
(02) 9685 9210
Parramatta Historic Churches
Parramatta’s two cathedrals, St John’s and St Patrick’s, are among the oldest and most historically…
Parramatta Town Hall
In the heart of the Parramatta central business district, on the edge of Centenary Square, stands…
Parramatta Park
This spectacular, UNESCO World Heritage-listed park provides an idyllic space for the Parramatta…
Pitt and Macquarie Streets Parramatta NSW 2150
(02) 9895 7500
Heritage of Harris Park
Even in this thriving city of close to a quarter of a million people, Parramatta has a rather…
Parramatta’s Rich Aboriginal History
More than 60,000 years of Indigenous history make up present day Parramatta’s city and surrounds.
Parramatta Heritage Trail
As the second oldest city in Australia, Parramatta’s history runs deep. Take a walk through the…
Old Government House
Discover UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Government House, the oldest surviving public building in…
Pitt and Macquarie Streets Parramatta NSW 2150
(02) 9895 7500
Six Indigenous Experiences in Parramatta
Learn about Burramatta culture – from Arrunga Bardo garden, where a wealth of bush food grows, to…
Parramatta Female Factory
We take a look at the rich and significant history of the Parramatta Female Factory.
5 Fleet Street North Parramatta NSW 2150
5 Fleet Street North Parramatta 2150
11 Parramatta historical experiences
Discover some of the significant pieces of Australian history housed in Parramatta.
Experiment Farm Cottage
Discover the story of James Ruse’s transformation from convict to pioneering man of the land, the…
9 Ruse Street Harris Park 2150
(02) 9635 5655
Parramatta River
Discover the history and how you can spend time in, on, above or beside the centrepiece of…
Elizabeth Farm
A remarkable piece of Australia’s early European history sits modestly among the houses and flats…
70 Alice Street Rosehill 2142
02 9635 9488
Convict Parramatta: self-guided tour
Guiding you from the grisly ‘Hanging Green’ to ‘God’s Acre,’ this tour traces the lives of convicts…
Research & Collection Services
City of Parramatta offers a Research & Collection Service which manages, preserves and…