A central meeting place for the Burramattagal people for more than 60,000 years, an ancient heartbeat now drives a new vitality and energy into our historical places in Parramatta.
Dairy Cottage Precinct
Experience a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Dairy Cottage Precinct in Parramatta Park.
Parramatta Park: The People's Park
This spectacular, UNESCO World Heritage-listed park provides an idyllic space for the Parramatta and wider community to come together and tells a unique story of Australia's history.
Parramatta Female Factory
We take a look at the rich and significant history of the Parramatta Female Factory.
Old Government House
Discover UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Government House, the oldest surviving public building in Australia right here in Parramatta.
Once home to the Macarthur family, today you can turn back time and experience Hambledon Cottage in all its glory as the cottage remains as one of Parramatta's preserved historical buildings.
Female Orphan School
The Female Orphan School (1813) on the Parramatta Campus of Western Sydney University is one of the most significant heritage sites in New South Wales.
Experiment Farm Cottage
Discover the story of James Ruse’s transformation from convict to pioneering man of the land, the stuff of Australian legend.
A remarkable piece of Australia’s early European history sits modestly among the houses and flats of suburban Parramatta.