Museum and Art Collections

paintings, engravings, archaeology, objects of local significance

Archaeology Collections

since 1990 the museum has been the most significant repository for objects identified as a result of local archaeological digs

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search our collections database to find information on over 10,000 of our objects from pre-Colonial times to the current period.

Social History

our objects and ephemera represent some great changes in Parramatta from an early Colonial town, through two World Wars, the development of industry, and the following waves of migration that make up today’s culturally diverse community.

Art Works

prints, canvases, aboriginal art, colonial portraits

Posts from the Museum and Art Collections

History of Mayoral Regalia

History of Mayoral Regalia

It is reasonably common for Mayors and Lord Mayors in Australia to adopt the tradition of wearing the robes of office on special occasions such as formal functions, Council meetings and Citizenship ceremonies. An English tradition dating back to the 1300s, it is still...

History Week 2017: Pop goes Parramatta

History Week 2017: Pop goes Parramatta

As part of History Week, hosted by the History Council NSW, the City of Parramatta Research and Collection Services team held an an open day - Pop goes Parramatta -  to collect your popular culture memories! Check out the details, and our Pinterest board showcasing...

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