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“excellent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Powerhouse Museum

Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris St Ultimo | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 1238, Australia
61 2 9217 0111
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Ranked #61 of 614 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A converted electric station houses an eclectic collection of art and artifacts that celebrate applied science and design. The Powerhouse Museum is also known for kid-friendly interactive exhibits and popular limited-time shows featuring props and design elements from films such as Star Wars and Harry Potter.
Jindera NSW
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“excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We loved the Harry Potter Display and found it to be scary at bits but fun, well presented and the staff were very helpful & friendly

Visited June 2012
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“Great diversity of displays and collections”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

A unique and wide range of collections. Beautifully curated, appeals to people of all ages. Definitely worth a visit. Every time I go, I'm impressed.

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“A touch of the past”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This museum has it all. There are exhibits of just about every thing that we once threw out but now treasure. You need a few days to thoroughly check out the exehibits.

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“Come and have a look.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

There are lots of very integrating and informative displays here. Most definitely worth a visit if you are interested in anything from space shuttles to steam trains. Make sure you give yourself enough time to see it all as it is quiet big.

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“Great for kids and for special exhibitions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

A very well presented museum of industrial arts and technology. Lots of hands on stuff for the kids, and school hoilday specials. But plenty there too for your grandfather, and very helpful staff.

Visited January 2012
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