Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre

Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Centre tells the story of the Darug people, the traditional owners of the area. Muru Mittigar has an Aboriginal Cultural Museum showing Aboriginal history; Retail Art Centre featuring fine arts and crafts by Aboriginal artists; Nature walks with native plants traditionally used by Aboriginal people for medicinal, food or material resources.

Visitors learn about local tribal areas, the diversity of Aboriginal culture and the local Darug tribe. The cultural centre offers the opportunity to view Aboriginal art and many traditional artefacts, including observing in-house artists painting, making didgeridoos and weapons.

For groups of 20 or more, dance performances, painting workshops and bush-tucker meal tastings with traditional foods are available but must be pre-booked.

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Nearby events

  1. Three One Act Plays

    Saturday 27 April 2019 to Friday 10 May 2019 ,

    The Henry Lawson Theatre for an amazing one act season. First, The Perfect Crime by Valda Marshall - Four good friends gather for a dinner party. When the conversation turns to crime, host Kevin brags a clever criminal can always outsmart…

    27 Apr - 10 May
  2. Don’t Fence Me In Exhibition

    Saturday 27 April 2019 to Sunday 16 June 2019 , Penrith

    Autumn Exhibition Suite 2019 - Amala Groom and Dale Collier. Don’t Fence Me In is an art installation about reciprocity and the environment. As a site-responsive creative action Don’t Fence Me In pulls apart and reconsiders ideas of trust…

    27 Apr - 16 Jun