Scientific Heritage WalkParramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

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Scientific Heritage Walk

This pleasant walk in a World Heritage listed landscape encompasses some intriguing stories of the scientific advances made in Parramatta!

A Baramadagal man, the son of a horse dealer, a colonial governor and a dentist… what could they have in common? They all made significant contributions to scientific knowledge and some of these contributions came about right here, in Parramatta Park.

Some amazing characters have engaged in scientific endeavours in the area now known as Parramatta Park. Discover why they selected this site and delve into their intriguing stories on this walk through history.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time, for registration. Wear comfortable shoes. Bring water, snack and a hat.

Event dates

Event Details

George Street Gatehouse, Parramatta, NSW

George Street Gatehouse is located on the western end of George Street (entrance to Parramatta Park)


10am - 11:30am

Entry fees:
Adults $ 10, Children $ 10
Prebooking required
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
Best to arrive via public transport, paid parking available