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Strange quirks a Tourism Officer has to deal with

Fresh from the Visitor Services desk, here is a number of visitor quirks that make up a day in the life of a tourism officer: “A group of seniors just gone through the centre.   One of them came down … Continue reading

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Hot off the press (via The day we made rain)

A great intiative and wonderful to see the impact a cultural instituion can have on a community. Get your sneak peek of the 'Day We Made Rain' … Read More via The day we made rain

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Do you remember it? Do you know what happened to it? Do you have a photograph of it?   In 1921 the NSW War Trophies Commission accepted the request by Parramatta Council to award the people of Parramatta a captured … Continue reading

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What do you treasure?

It’s the final week of our Treasured exhibition which explores the collections of private collectors in our community. We opened our own vaults to bring out pieces of our collection not normally seen and contrasted it with what other people treasure … Continue reading

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Discover the Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre

Ladies and gentleman, start your engines. Welcome to the fascinating, sometimes strange world of the Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre (PHVIC). Here you will find details on our latest programs, tidbits from the archives or library,  the weird and … Continue reading

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