Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

Situated inside a converted electric station, Powerhouse Museum houses a huge collection of art and artifacts celebrating applied science and design. The museum is known for kid-friendly interactive displays and popular shows featuring props from films such as "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter." You can visit a number of permanent exhibitions, including one displaying a life-size model of a Space Shuttle cockpit. Other exhibits highlight the steam engine revolution and modern cyber technology. Arguably, the most popular exhibit is The Strasbourg Clock Model, a working replica of the famous Strasbourg Cathedral astronomical clock. Plan to visit Powerhouse Museum during your Sydney vacation using our convenient Sydney trip itinerary planner.
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  • We had an interesting visit and saw lots of different exhibits for a couple of hours or so and unfortunately the fire alarm went off so we had to evacuate the building. We did not get back in as we...  more »
  • It was ok. Air conditioning was fantastic on at 35+ degree day. Apollo 11 exhibition was very interesting.  more »
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  • It was one of my best experiences in Sydney. Great museum. Also the Star Wars exhibition is wonderful. Definitely worth the money. You don't really have to be a fan of Star Wars to enjoy it. If you've seen them once, you'll have a good time. Keep in mind that it took us 5 hours to see the exhibition and the museum itself altogether.
  • A fantastic destination during the school holidays for the kids. This museum definitely makes learning fun. There are countless activities and experiences within this museum touching on how the world works. Located conveniently in Darling Harbour prices can get a little steep for some families.

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