The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes


Programs

To celebrate The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmeson now at the Powerhouse Museum, we are presenting a range of programs at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and the Museums Discovery Centre inspired by the exhibition.

At the Powerhouse Museum

Sherlock Inspiration Tour

Daily from 26 June–8 October, 12 noon
Free with Museum admission

Explore the MAAS Collection and see items that may have inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as he created Sherlock Holmes and his detective world.

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Family Sundays: Junior Detectives

Sundays from 2 July–8 October, 10am–4pm
Free with Museum admission

Roll up your sleeves and test out your skills of scientific inquiry as you become a family of detectives at the Powerhouse Museum and explore the world of Sherlock Holmes

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An intimate encounter with Uncle Jack Charles

27 July 2017, 6.30–7.15pm or 7.30–8.15pm

$25-$45

Join Uncle Jack Charles for a special one-night only event at the Powerhouse Museum during its International Sherlock Holmes Exhibition.

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Returning Heroes – A Victorian Murder Mystery in the Museum

Friday 11 August, 2017. 5.30–9.30pm

$85-$105

A memorable night of murder, intrigue and delicious food and drink. Don your best Victorian garb and become part of an original murder mystery in the museum.

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How to Get Away with Murder

Wednesday 16 August, 5–8pm
$10–$40

Explore how forensic science is used to solve crimes and explain the unexplainable.

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Sherlock Trivia Night

Thursday 7 September, 5–9pm
$10–$40

Think you know your Holmes and Watson? Put your knowledge to the test and find out if you really do know your data.

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School Holidays: Hall of Mysteries

23 September – 8 October, 10am–5pm
Free with Museum admission

Sherlock Holmes has disappeared in the Museum and we need your help to find him. Free with Museum admission.

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At Sydney Observatory

School Holidays: Space Detectives (Ages 6–10)

1–14 July, 10am–12pm & 1–3pm
$20–$22

A crime of stellar proportion has been committed at Sydney Observatory and we need your curious minds and keen eyes to solve the case!

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School Holidays: Drop-in Detective (Ages 5+)

1–17 July, 10am–5pm
Free

Crack codes with a cipher wheel to reveal the truths of the universe.

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At Museums Discovery Centre

School Holidays: Junior Detective School (Ages 6–10)

3–7 & 10–14 July, 10am–12pm
$20–$22

Discover how lie detectors work, take finger prints, use invisible ink and crack secret codes.

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School Holidays: Kids Forensic Lab (Ages 7–11)

3–7 & 10–14 July, 1–3pm
$20–$22

Let your kid detectives use real forensic investigation techniques to solve crimes and foil criminal master minds as they learn how objects are conserved to solve a museum crime.

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School Holidays: Be a Detective (Ages 5+)

3–7 & 10–14 July, 10am–5pm
Free

Be a detective in the Museum Discovery Centre Stores and enjoy self-guided spy trials and free activities.

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