Powerhouse Bookshop

Powerhouse Publishing produces a wide range of quality books based on our collection, exhibitions and research.

There are more than 70 different titles in stock covering areas as diverse as fashion, decorative arts, architecture, popular culture, social history, Indigenous history and culture, design and technology, Asian arts, crafts and culture, astronomy, science and innovation, sustainability, computers and mathematics.  In fact, everything you would expect to find in the Powerhouse Museum!

Most of our books are aimed at the general reader although we do have a range of titles written specially for children and young adults; and a small number of books for the Museum specialist.

All Powerhouse Publishing titles in stock are available to purchase online. You can search the backlist by subject area or just browse through our new titles.

Powerhouse Museum Members receive a 10% discount. Sign up online now and save!

Our books are also available from the Powerhouse Museum Shop and selected good bookshops in Australia and New Zealand.

Recent Awards

  • Designer Suburbs: architecture and affordable homes in Australia, winner of a NSW National Trust Heritage Award for 2013
  • The Oopsatoreum: written and illustrated by Shaun Tan, highly commended in the Australian Publishers Association Book Design Awards 2013
  • Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations: by Christopher Cheng, included in the 2013 Childrens Book Council of Australia List of Notable Books
  • Spirit of jang-in: treasures of Korean metal craft: winner of a gold medal in the 2012 NSW Printing Industries Craftsman Awards

Powerhouse Publishing
PO Box K346
Haymarket NSW 1238


tel: 61 2 9217 0129
fax: 61 2 9217 0434