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Game Masters The Exhibition

100+ playable games, One Destination.

Have the ultimate fun this summer in Game Masters The Exhibition.
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Minecraft100

Minecraft 100

Be part of a massive Minecraft building collaboration to create worlds inspired by classic video games. 12-27 April

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14 months membership for $99

14 months membership for $99

Join today and enjoy great exhibitions, holiday activities and more until 30 June 2015. Limited time only.

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School Holidays Program

School Holidays Program

Step up to the dance floor or into the videogame arcade during the April school holidays.

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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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ngineering Excellence Awards

Engineering Excellence Awards

Discover how Australian engineers are developing innovative solutions for society.

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designTECH

designTECH

Showcases outstanding major design projects by 2013 Higher School Certificate students.

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The Oopsatoreum

The Oopsatoreum

See offbeat inventions fashioned from whimsical and strangely significant objects from our collection.

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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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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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LOVE LACE - design book award winner

Get your copy today

The award-winning catalogue to accompany Love Lace is available to buy online.

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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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