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Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre

The Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre is now open Tuesday - Friday 10am to 3pm (and will be updated accordingly based on COVID restrictions). There is a limit of 20 customers in this facility at any one time. Please follow the guidance of staff when you visit. 

The Research Library is open to the public for timed visits as well as for pre-arranged appointments. To arrange appointments please phone 8839 3322 or email localstudies@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au


City of Parramatta's Heritage & Visitor Information Centre provides a comprehensive introduction to our City – a destination with a vibrant and innovative culture and heritage.

We have resumed our fantastic range of city programs. The Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre’s friendly staff provide a unique starting point for discovering Parramatta - the city that tells the story of Australia.

The Visitor Services team offers a wealth of information to help you to plan your visit in and around the City of Parramatta and run school holiday programs and education activities.


Archives

The centre holds archives dating back to 1860, access to library books, pamphlets and journals relating to the development of the Parramatta Local Government Area, plus primary resources relating to Parramatta and Western Sydney.

Services

Our services include:

  • Visitor information on all things to see and do in the City of Parramatta
  • Heritage Collections Online including archives and a searchable database of our cultural collections
  • Research Services including archival and cultural collection information, and the Research Library resources specialising in local studies and family history on Parramatta's history and heritage.

Contact the Heritage Centre

346A Church Street Parramatta
Phone: 02 8839 3311
Submit an enquiry