The Beatles In Australia
Relive the excitement of the Fab Four's 1964 tour of Australia and experience the wave of Beatlemania.
The Oopsatoreum: inventions of Henry A. Mintox
See offbeat inventions fashioned from whimsical and strangely significant objects from our collection.
Playing with Light
Interact with 'illuminating' hands-on displays. Change your shape with mirrors, mix coloured lights and freeze your shadow.
A showcase of outstanding engineering projects
The Wiggles Exhibition
Jump into the world of The Wiggles with this amazing exhibition.
Drawing on the Museum's fashion and dress collection, Clothes encounters features a series of clothing stories emerging from significant encounters.
Technologies that changed our mind
This display looks at some of the technologies that fundamentally changed our concept of who we are and our place in the universe.
7 Australian designers
This display profiles some of the people who brought modern design to Australian living, including Gordon Andrews, Grant Featherston, and Douglas Snelling.
Sydney Opera House: 40th anniversary
This display features two models and a selection of photographs. One model, a new acquisition, is a copy of one Jørn Utzon brought to Sydney on his first visit in 1957.
Australian International Design Awards
See a selection of innovative products from the Australian International Design Awards 2013.
Boulton & Watt steam engine
The oldest surviving rotative steam engine in the world
Cyberworlds: computers and connections
An interactive exhibition of the past, present and future world of computers
Ecologic: Creating a sustainable future
Discover the science behind global warming and what we can do to prevent it from getting worse.
Explores the principles of temperature, pressure, electricity, magnetism, light, gravity, motion and chemistry
The treasured Strasburg Clock model is back on display following a long period of restoration.
The steam revolution
Traces the development of steam power from the first experiments of the 1600s to today’s steam turbines
The Kings cinema
A reconstructed 1930s cinema screening films of the period
Locomotive No. 1
Locomotive No. 1 hauled the first train in NSW between Sydney and Parramatta in 1855.
Vehicles that have brought people together, from bicycles and horse-drawn carriages to planes, trains and automobiles
A highly interactive exhibition exploring the complex world of nuclear science, medicine and nuclear power.
The history of the human desire to travel beyond the Earth’s atmosphere
What's in store? Shopping in Australia from 1880 – 1930
Shopping in Australia from small country stores to big city department stores