Penrith Regional Gallery

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Penrith Regional Gallery, home of the Lewers Bequest, would have to be one of Australia’s most beautiful regional galleries.

Set in heritage gardens on the western bank of the Nepean River at Emu Plains, the gallery was established in 1981 at the former home of sculptor Gerald Lewers and his wife, painter Margo Lewers – two of the leading artists in the development of modernism in Australia. The two houses on the property, which for many years were the scene of spontaneous parties, passionate debate and creativity, are now gallery spaces.

As well as a dynamic range of exhibitions and events, the gallery offers tours, workshops and lots of activities for kids. While you’re there, grab a drink and a bite to eat at Cafe at Lewers. Run by the young team from the Artful Food Co, it’s open for morning and afternoon tea, breakfast and lunch, and offers a seasonal menu in an idyllic setting in the gardens.

You’ll find the gallery along the Great River Walk.


Carpark Picnic Area Public Toilet

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Penrith Narrow Escape Rooms

Narrow Escape Rooms


Windmill next to museum

Arms of Australia Inn Museum

Emu Plains, Penrith

Official geared up free roam VR players

FREAK Penrith


The scenic Yandhai Nepean Crossing, Penrith in Sydney

Yandhai Nepean Crossing


Kids playing air hockey

Timezone Penrith


Portal lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo credit: Nick Cubbin © DPIE

Portal lookout

Blue Mountains National Park, Wollondilly

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