Arts, Culture & Heritage

Modern art, rich history, street murals, one of a kind museums and a world-class performance space, create a vibrant culture of creativity in Penrith. Spend a day exploring galleries and museums and discovering the region’s beautiful historical landmarks, before a night of live music, theatre or comedy.

Due to government regulations regarding COVID-19, some of Penrith’s tourism attractions, venues and events have made changes to their regular operations. Although this site is regularly updated, we recommend checking operating hours and conditions with individual operators  before visiting.

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

Take a trip back in time at the home of letterpress printing

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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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Women in art class painting at easels

Pinot & Picasso

Paint and sip at your next creative night out!

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A man crouching down behind a collection of various bottles and keys of sake

Sun Masamune Sake Brewery

Australia's first and only sake brewery.

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External view of the Joan at night

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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