Local History Groups in the Penrith City & Surrounding Districts
Local History Publications: For sale at Penrith City Library.
Address: Station Street, Penrith (opposite Penrith Westfield Plaza)
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Telephone : 02 4751 1868
Meeting Times: First Saturday of each month at 9 am.
Workshops/Fieldtrips: Saturday mornings, 9am – 12pm.
Objectives: To research, survey and record any sites in the Penrith City boundary. To organise field trips, displays, lectures and oral history recordings. No previous experience necessary.
Address: Cnr Great Western Highway and Gardenia Avenue, Emu Plains NSW 2750
Postal Address: PO Box 441, Penrith NSW 2751
Telephone: Museum: 02 47354394
Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of every month at 1.30 pm.
Opening Hours: The Arms of Australia Inn Museum
Wednesday: 10am – 2pm, Thursday: 10am – 2pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm (and by arrangement with President).
Objectives: To foster interest in the history of the Nepean district. To provide a permanent collection of materials in a variety of formats, relating to the Nepean area, and to preserve these resources and make them accessible for historical research.
Address: Old School Residence, Great Western Highway Emu Plains NSW 2750
Postal Address: PO Box 81 Emu Plains NSW 2750
Telephone: 02 47353798
Meeting Times: 1st Saturday of each month (except January) at 1.30 pm at Old School Hall, Old School Residence, Great Western Highway, Emu Plains, NSW, Australia. Guest Speakers. Visitors welcome.
Opening Hours: Monday: 5pm – 8pm / Tuesday to Thursday: 10.00am – 2.00 pm / Thursday Night: 7pm – 9pm / Saturday: 2pm – 5pm
Objectives: To help members research family history by providing a resource centre, informative guest speakers, pooling members’ family history information and research experiences and liaising with societies with similar interests.
Address: “Chambers Building” , 2-6 Mamre Road, St Marys, NSW, 2760. PO Box 640 St Marys NSW 1790
Telephone: (02) 88408771
Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at the “Chambers Building”, 2-6 Mamre Road, St Marys, NSW, 2760.
Objectives: To encourage the study of history. To promote and preserve the compilation of facts and records relating to the St. Marys district.
Address: Western Sydney Search Room, O’Connell Street Kingswood NSW 2747
Contact: Search Room
Telephone: (02) 9673 1788
Hours of Opening: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm / Saturday 10am – 4pm.
Objectives: To identify, preserve and make available as State records all non-active State government records which are of permanent value.