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Powerhouse Museum

  • 500 Harris St. Map It
  • Darling Harbour

Published 07/21/2016

Fodor's Review

Learning the principles of science is a painless process with this museum's stimulating, interactive displays ideal for all ages. Exhibits in the former 1890s electricity station that once powered Sydney's trams include a whole floor of working steam engines, space modules, airplanes suspended from the ceiling, state-of-the-art computer gadgetry, and a 1930s art deco–style movie-theater auditorium. The museum also stages many excellent exhibitions that are not science-based on everything from fashion and crochet and jewelry to computer games.

Sight Information

Address:

500 Harris St., Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales, 2007, Australia

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Phone:

02-9217–0111

Sight Details:

  • A$15

Published 07/21/2016

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