History and Heritage

Hambeldon Cottage

History and Heritage

Parramatta has been a gathering place for over 60,000 years, marked by a rich Indigenous history and local stories that have found their expression in various art and storytelling forms over the years.

With a strong art scene, heritage-listed buildings, and cultural artefacts, our City is a vibrant destination waiting to be discovered.

Browse through our local stories, immerse yourself in our history, celebrate our unique cultures, get creative with arts, and take a virtual journey through the places and narratives that make Parramatta where it’s at.