Yesterday’s summer solstice represented the end of a long cycle of 13 b’ak’tuns or 5125 years in the Mayan calendar. Some people misinterpreted the meaning of the long cycle to the Mayans as well as modern science to suggest disasters such as the Earth crashing into the black hole at the centre of the Galaxy. But they were wrong.
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The Strasburg Clock model has been one of the most popular exhibits at Powerhouse Museum for over 100 years.
Locomotive No. 1 hauled New South Wales' first train and is on permanent display at Powerhouse Museum.
Discover Kings Cinema, an art deco cinema in the style of the 1930s installed at Powerhouse Museum.