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

Parramatta Musical Comedy Company

Parramatta Musical Comedy Company

Mr. Arthur J. Brown, a local identity and businessman, as well as the owner of AJ Brown Tiles, founded the Parramatta Musical Comedy Company with his wife Renee in 1950. Mr John Freeney, recalls how the company was a family affair for the Browns, with sisters Betty,...

Parramatta Road Mural by Tom Thompson

Parramatta Road Mural by Tom Thompson

Housed in the foyer of the old Parramatta Council Chambers building is an artwork significant for its relevance to Parramatta's history.  It was commissioned by Council to commemorate the opening of the new Council Chambers building in 1958 and the artist, Tom...

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