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Australia’s oldest existing observatory, it has been used to view the southern sky for over 140 years. The observatory has many activities running especially though the school holidays. 3-D Space Theatre – …


Government House was constructed between 1837and 1845. It is a sophisticated example of a Gothic Revival building. It boasts an outstanding display of 19th and 20th century furnishings and decoration. …


A museum dedicated to the life of Mary MacKillop, with unusual use of light and sound technology. Exhibition - Passion and Parables Presented by the Bible Society of NSW, this exhibition features over 20 Bibles from …



The Mint was constructed between 1811–1816 as the southern wing of the Sydney Hospital. Known as the Rum Hospital it was built by private contractors in exchange for an exclusive license to import rum. In 1854 a …


Rouse Hill estate is one of Australia's most culturally important historic properties, not only for its artefacts, furnishings, buildings and gardens, but also because it is the most complete document of continuous …


Experiment Farm Cottage stands on the site of the first land grant in Australia, made in 1789 by Governor Phillip to the former convict, James Ruse. By 1791 Ruse had successfully farmed the 30 acre site as an experiment …


The Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Centre provides a great introduction to Parramatta. Located beside historic Lennox bridge, a 15 minute walk from Parramatta Station or a 10 minute walk from the RiverCat Terminal in …


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