El Powerhouse Museum is in Darling Harbor en Sidney. It is the largest museum in Australia. It is part of a chain of museums instituted by the New South Wales government. It houses more than 300.000 objects from science, art, design, music, history and space exploration.

The museum was opened to the public in 1988. It was built on the foundations of the old Harris Street Power Station. The Powerhouse Discover Center and the Sydney Observatory are also located here.

Powerhouse Museum in Sydney

The Powerhouse Museum manages to involve the visitor so that through experimentation they achieve lasting learning while carrying out very entertaining activities.

It has 22 permanent exhibits, as well as numerous temporary exhibits and more than 250 interactive activities.

This museum has an interactive character that has led it to become a national benchmark in education. Its innovation, educational programs and use of new technologies are remarkable.

powerhouse museum exhibit

During the visit you will be able to carry out scientific experiments, use touch screens, see 3D virtual reality presentations, watch films, listen to book readings and many more educational activities.

Visit the website of the Powerhouse museum, you will find information and material online about upcoming exhibitions.

The museum is open from Monday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. Admission for adults is 7 euros for adults, 3 euros for children from 4 to 15 years old, 4 euros for older adults and children under four years old are admitted free.

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