Powerhouse Museum | Science & design

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Australia's contemporary museum of applied arts and sciences is changing.
Explore our 2020 Vision
A fine possession: jewellery & identity

A fine possession on now

See over 700 iconic, rarely-seen pieces and explore the central place of jewellery in our lives.

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Interface: people, machines, design

Interface: people, machines, design

Discover how information technology transformed from functional machines into sleek must-have accessories.

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The Strictly Ballroom story

The Strictly Ballroom story

Rediscover the glamour and spectacle of Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin's flamboyant musical.

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The Wiggles Exhibition

Get ready to Wiggle

Jump into the world of The Wiggles with this amazing exhibition.

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Zagora Archaeology Project

Zagora: archaeology on a Greek island

Engage on our blog with archaeologists working to better understand this c.900-700BCE settlement.

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Sydney Opera House 40th Anniversary

Sydney Opera House 40th Anniversary

Buy your copy of the 40th anniversary edition of Building a masterpiece: the Sydney Opera House book.

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Search our collection

Search our collection

Search and discover objects in our vast and diverse collection.

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The Wiggles Exhibition

Get ready to Wiggle

Jump into the world of The Wiggles with this amazing exhibition.

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Australian International Design Awards 2012

Australian International Design Awards

Innovative products from this year’s awards are now on display.

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Thinkspace - creative digital media workshops

Thinkspace

Workshops and short courses designed to develop your creative and media production skills.

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Revitalisation

Revitalisation

The Museum is currently undergoing major construction. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Powerhouse publication wins award

Powerhouse publication wins award

Buy your copy of Designer Suburbs, winner of the NSW National Trust Heritage Award 2013.

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