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Powerhouse Museum

500 Harris St Ultimo | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 1238, Australia
+61 2 9217 0111
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sherlock holmes” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 Harris St Ultimo | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 1238, Australia
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+61 2 9217 0111
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"wiggles exhibition"
in 54 reviews
"all ages"
in 74 reviews
"sherlock holmes"
in 23 reviews
"steam engine"
in 22 reviews
"egyptian mummies"
in 17 reviews
"space exhibit"
in 11 reviews
"zero gravity"
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"space shuttle"
in 11 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 12 reviews
"interactive displays"
in 28 reviews
"whole family"
in 28 reviews
"on display"
in 30 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 13 reviews
"interesting things"
in 11 reviews
"rainy day"
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"great for kids"
in 12 reviews
"few hours"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended to come here as interesting for kids. Lots of interactive exhibits to keep them entertained. Loved the space exhibit. We spent around 2 hours here and my son didn’t want to leave

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to the Powerhouse Museum not knowing what was on and were blown away by the Wiggles Exhibit. It was a hit with our 2 year old and for us!!! We loved it. It was so interactive. And the fact children are free was...More

Thank Sharnee F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't remember the last time I went to the Powerhouse Museum but it was many years ago so I really don't remember what was there. They have an amazing collection of all sorts of 'stuff' related to transportation, medicine, etc. A huge collection of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids had been here before and wanted to go again so we headed there. It was really good, it was the first time I had been there and I really enjoyed it. It had a good variety of displays and the items were really...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

School holiday visit with the kids, interesting and captivating to two primaries who did not want to attend at all.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Great place to take the kids. Plenty to see and do. Wiggles lovers will enjoy the space dedicated to this children's group

Thank Kylie D
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I've visited a few tech museums overseas on recent travels but returning to the Powerhouse for the first time in years brought home that it's one of the best. The collection and changing exhibits are eclectic but all use interesting displays to link technology and...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Im from Perth and found this to be amazing especially as we dont have a museum at present.This place is in the Right place an old Power house with displays of heavy machinery Car Trains Boats Space craft and cloths something for all . All...More

Thank steve s
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

3/30/18...We were looking for the Harris Street Motor Museum, which still has a lot of google hits, and used to exist. The Harris Street Motor Museum location has been converted to condos (!) for some years now, so we proceeded to the Powerhouse Museum, about...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This museum isn’t your ordinary museum. It has lots of interactions, which is what all museums should have but the Powerhouse Museum is probably the best I have been to. Most museums have this boring feel to them, you would have to be an archeologist...More

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AvivaElie
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Response from Georg S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was 30$a person incl the mummy exepition
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