Female Orphan School

Overview

The Female Orphan School (1813) on the Parramatta Campus of Western Sydney University is one of the most significant heritage sites in New South Wales. Now fully restored as a public exhibition space and home for the Whitlam Institute, the building is open for the public to explore and enjoy.

Explore the history of the building, visit the permanent exhibition 'A Changing Australia: The Time of Gough Whitlam', and view the changing exhibitions in the Margaret Whitlam Galleries.

Regular opening hours are Thursday and Friday, 10am to 4pm and the second Saturday of each month, 11am to 4pm (excluding long weekends and public holidays).

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