Arts, Culture & Heritage

Immerse yourself in our rich arts and culture scene, or enjoy learning about Penrith’s rich history. There’s so much to see and do in Penrith, you can watch a musical performance or play at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, see an exhibition at the art gallery or explore our many beautiful historical buildings. You’re spoilt for choice and won’t be disappointed to explore and experience the arts, culture and heritage in Penrith.

A large windmill standing beside a historic heritage building with various brick chimneys

Arms Of Australia Inn

A great place to discover the local history of Penrith with artefacts, photos, activities, tours, special events and exhibitions.

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Two young kids standing in front of vintage red fire trucks

Museum Of Fire

Explore the drama and danger of firefighting and learn about the history of fighting fires at the largest Museum of Fire in Australia.

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Various letter and number presses lined up for printing

Museum Of Printing

Currently closed for renovation.

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Young boy dressed in marine uniform saluting in front of an Australian flag

Nepean Naval Museum

Local collection of Naval forces memorabilia.

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An assortment of old farming tools outside a shed

Penrith Heritage Drive

See and learn about Penrith's rich history from the comfort of your car

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Young lady sitting on a verandah surrounded by a lucious green garden

Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest

A beautiful gallery set in heritage gardens - explore a dynamic mix of exhibitions, workshops and events.

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The string section of an orchestra performing on stage

The Joan

The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre is a world-class venue with superb performances in music, theatre and dance.

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