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Powerhouse Museum

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Photography at the Museum
The Powerhouse Museum welcomes visitors taking (no-flash) photographs in and around the Museum whilst visiting us for personal use.

Free wi-fi
Free wi-fi
Free wireless internet is available throughout the Museum and its cafes.

Bags and strollers can be cloaked
for free.

The Museum's opening times are currently 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Museum is open every day except Christmas Day.
(Extended opening times for some public and/or school holidays.)

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General admission  
Adult $15.00
Child (4 - 15 years) $8.00
Children under four free
Family (1 adult and up to 3 children; or 2 adults and up to 2 children) $38.00
NSW Seniors Card holders, pensioners
and concessions

(Social Security and Veterans Affairs cardholders, Australian pensioners and seniors)
Student card holders $8.00
Education group bookings (per student) $8.00

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Members of International Council of Museums (ICOM) free
Members of Museums Australia Inc free

Groups discounts apply for groups of 10 or more. Please call our bookings line on
02 9217 0111 for more information or to make a booking.

The museum has changed the prices for General Admission beginning May 19, 2014.

Debit and credit card fees: As part of a NSW Government requirement, from 1 July 2012 the Powerhouse Museum will apply a surcharge on all transactions made by debit or credit cards. Surcharge rates are determined on a cost-recovery basis only. No surcharge will be incurred when paying with EFTPOS, cheque or cash. Payments made on VISA and Mastercard will attract 0.40%  and American Express 2.75%.