Jump into the world of The Wiggles with this amazing exhibition.
With free entry for kids 16 years and under, Powerhouse Museum is the perfect family destination for exploring the interactive side of arts and science.
Located in the old Ultimo Power Station building adjacent to Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum is the flagship venue of Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS). Its unique and diverse collection spans science, technology, design and decorative arts, engineering, architecture, health and medicine, fashion and contemporary culture.
With a strong focus on creativity and curiosity, a range of 12 permanent exhibitions at the Powerhouse is complemented by a changing program of temporary exhibitions and displays. There are regular tours and demonstrations, performances, workshops, forums and other special events held throughout the Museum.
10:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Christmas Day.
Extended opening times for some public and/or school holidays:
9:30am – 5pm
Children 16 years and under FREE
NSW Seniors Card holders pension & concessions $8
Student card holders $8
For education group bookings contact us
Pre-book your tickets online for priority entry to the Museum.
Some exhibitions may be ticketed in addition to general admission.
Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) FREE
Members of Museums Australia Inc FREE
Group discounts apply for groups of 10 or more.
Please call our bookings line (02) 9217 0111.
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See the impact of World War I on innovation in Australian science, technology and medicine in this diverse display of objects.
This is the first exhibition to explore the work of this internationally acclaimed Australian fashion designer.
An exhibition that celebrates the central place of jewellery in our lives, from antiquity to the present-day.
Small-group tours with curators highlighting treasures in our basement storage.
From typewriters to tablets, Interface presents the best information technology design of the past century.
Go on a hide and seek mission using our augmented reality app.
Giant creations are being built. Design and planning put to the test.
This exhibition showcases Australian engineering successes that are among the best in the world.
See large-scale LEGO sculptures of Batman, Superman, The Joker and more; only at Powerhouse Museum.
Experience the most popular learning programs on offer during 2015!
Join young people in Years 9 and 10 for the inaugural VR mini-Hackathon.
Join us for a morning of fashion conversation with an iconic Australian fashion designer.
Join fashion critic Suzy Menkes on her first visit to Australia in conversation with Collette Dinnigan.
Locomotive No. 1 hauled New South Wales’ first train and is on permanent display at Powerhouse Museum.
Explore space shuttles, the Zero Gravity Space Lab, satellites and space craft in the Space exhibition at Powerhouse Museum.
The Strasburg Clock model has been one of the most popular exhibits at Powerhouse Museum for over 100 years.
This dynamic display shows how steam engines developed, what they did and how they changed the world.
From boats to planes, prams to penny farthing bicycles, move among vehicles that have shaped our way of life,