Powerhouse COVID-19 update

In line with the recent advice from NSW Health, face masks are recommended when visiting the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Museums Discovery Centre. Please bring your own mask when visiting. Any visitors who have visited one of the identified venues on the NSW Health list or have any cold or flu symptoms, should delay their visit.

To help plan your visit:

We have reduced our capacity in line with the new public health orders.

These holidays?enjoy?artist?Rosie Deacon’s new installation?Koala Train.?Made from over 2,000?multi-colour pom-poms and more than 5 metres tall,?Koala Train?will join the steam locomotives, horse-drawn vehicles and?hanging?airplanes in the?Transport?exhibition.??

See Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes?which showcases nine commissions that consider the needs of the future and?Design for Life, which celebrates the critical role of design in saving and improving human life.

The Boulton and Watt Engine, Locomotive No. 1 and the Strasburg Clock and?Linear, which explores the significance of line and lineage within Indigenous narratives and practices, are also open.

Explore?Maton: Australia’s Guitar,?the largest retrospective of Australia’s leading guitar manufacturer.

At the Sydney Observatory visitors can access the Observatory grounds and building and view the Winning Sky Photography exhibition, as well as witnessing the dropping of the Time Ball at 1pm each day. Night tours at the Sydney Observatory remain suspended.

The Museums Discovery Centre is open free each weekend where visitors can discover historical transport, household and local architecture models, as part of hundreds of objects on display from State museums’ collections.