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Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural & Education Centre

356 Annangrove Rd, Penrith, New South Wales 2155, Australia
+61 2 4730 0400
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Excellent for adults and kids

It was a bit hard to find as they had recently moved, but both myself and my 13 year old son... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
jquixote
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San Diego, California
You must visit this place

Fantastic way to appreciate the First Nations culture and people. Very accessible and welcoming. A... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Kittois
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Penrith, Australia
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Muru Mittigar offers an authentic Australian Indigenous cultural experience for all visitors. We invite you to share in and celebrate the rich history of Aboriginal Darug culture, our land and our people. We offer a special meeting space to develop an understanding of Aboriginal culture and provide an authentic insight into Aboriginal heritage. Muru Mittigar’s cultural guides will take you on a journey through exciting and enriching cultural activities of sensory experiences.
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14 Aug 2017
“Excellent for adults and kids”
1 Apr 2017
“You must visit this place”
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356 Annangrove Rd, Penrith, New South Wales 2155, Australia
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+61 2 4730 0400
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was a bit hard to find as they had recently moved, but both myself and my 13 year old son learned much about the aboriginal culture and were treated to a personal boomerang throwing lesson. Instructors Josh, Dave, and Richard, were knowledgeable and so...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Fantastic way to appreciate the First Nations culture and people. Very accessible and welcoming. A great way to make connections and understand what belonging to country means.

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Cycling in region so decided to stop in for an experience, support their Cafe, have a coffee, get up to date with 'what's happening there now' so I could bring visitors. Unfortunately, cafe no longer operating also Gallery itself appeared closed. There were some people...More

1  Thank Yvonne R
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

If you are visiting Sydney Australia and are keen to learn about Aboriginal people and culture, then visit Muru Mittigar - a friendly welcome and knowledgeable staff (not to mention the gift shop!) make Muru Mittigar a must see.

1  Thank Nathan T
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We came on this by chance. It is run by aborigines and is full of their history and knowledge (lore) and practical demonstrations. You get to throw a real Boomerang - I did GOOD! lol! and try your hand at aboriginal painting etc. A fun...More

1  Thank sixchannel
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

This was a fascinating journey into the culture, history, psyche and mind of the Darug Aboriginal people, Situated near Penrith in Sydney our guide, Les, took us on a journey discussing how the people lived, how time changed with the coming of the white people,...More

2  Thank Graeme S
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

As we were wanting local native plants for our new garden, and we'd heard Muru Mittigar had these and sell to the public, I head over without calling first. ALL of the staff were amazing - friendly, helpful, personable and professional. I didn't participate in...More

2  Thank DebG1965
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Well no service no staff brought visiting friends from overseas who wanted info and left disgusted. Embarrassed on behalf of Aboriginals could to think why the no show of staff.....will never go back.

4  Thank Jennyrose S
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

Came here with school kids about 5 years ago. Recently returned with another group. The gardens and whole area are looking good. Loved the talk about the medicinal uses of plants. Kids obviously loved the boomerang throwing and painting. The young Aboriginal gentlemen who showed...More

2  Thank Kathleen K
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

This might sound wrong but never really thought a ought the aboriginal culture other than what you see on the TV, But I'm glad I came here it was an exceptional time and really made me think about other cultures, I may be from a...More

4  Thank goggin2808
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