Powerhouse Museum

Overview

Located in the Ultimo Power Station in Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum’s building is in itself worthwhile visiting as part of Sydney’s history. The collections on display span science,…

Located in the Ultimo Power Station in Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum’s building is in itself worthwhile visiting as part of Sydney’s history. The collections on display span science, technology, design and decorative arts, engineering, architecture, health and medicine, fashion and contemporary culture. The permanent and temporary exhibitions are ideal for families or individuals looking to understand Australia’s unique culture – particularly focused on creativity and design.

There are several permanent exhibitions in the Powerhouse Museum complemented by changing temporary exhibitions and displays. There are regular tours and demonstrations, performances, workshops, forums and other special events held throughout the Museum. Some tours are available for free and others require a small fee.

The Powerhouse Museum is accessible by Light rail (Paddy’s Market stop), bus or train to Central Station followed by a lovely walk along the historic Goods Line. The Powerhouse Museum is also a short walk from the ICC Sydney.

The Powerhouse Museum is the flagship of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences(MAAS), The other two being Sydney Observatory and the Museum Discovery Centre.

Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

Mobility

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Companion Card

Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events

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