Museums Discovery Centre

The Museums Discovery Centre (MDC) is a collaboration between the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Australian Museum (AM) and Sydney Living Museums. Inside the Museums Discovery Centre you will find millions of treasures, with hundreds on display for you to explore, and thousands more waiting to be discovered through booked tours of the

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Powerhouse Museum

Located next door to Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum is part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, and has an extraordinary array of treasures across design and decorative arts, fashion, transport, space, science and technology. An ever-changing program of great temporary exhibitions complements a range of permanent displays. There are regular tours and

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Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum is Australia’s national centre for maritime collections, exhibitions, research and archaeology. The museum presents a changing program of stimulating exhibitions and events to share Australia’s maritime history and connect the stories, objects, people and places that are part of our country’s narrative. The museum has one of the largest floating

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The Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (Geocentre)

Behind the stone facade of the restored former Bond Store is another of Broken Hill’s must-see mining museums. The Albert Kersten Mining & Minerals Museum displays information on how the world’s largest deposit of silver lead and zinc was formed here in Broken Hill. It also houses a renowned collection of Broken Hill minerals. See

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Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum

The Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum Complex houses the Silverton Tramway Company locomotives & memorabilia in the original1905 magnificent station building and grounds. The Broken Hill Migrant Heritage Museum, Hospital Museum, Ron Carter Transport Pavilion and the Tess Alfonsi Mineral Collection are all onsite. Much to see, much to do – so drop in

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Illawarra Light Railway Museum

The Illawarra Light Railway Museum is a place for public exhibition of light railway locomotives and rolling stock, along with other related items of historical interests. We educate the public in the mechanics, manufacture and operation of steam engines and other mechanical devices used for light railway operations and industry. As well as inform the

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National Motor Racing Museum

The National Motor Racing Museum celebrates the rich history of Australian Motor Sport, with a particular focus on Bathurst and Mount Panorama as the spiritual home of Australian motor racing. Located at Murray’s Corner, Mount Panorama – an address the envy of motor sports Australia wide. From humble beginnings as a temporary display, the Museum,

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History Hill

History Hill is the largest privately owned gold rush collection on display in Australia. History Hill’s collection focuses on the land, the time and the people of Australia’s Gold Rush era.  Malcolm Drinkwater first started researching, writing and lecturing about gold rush history in 1980 when this business was first established. The resulting History Hill

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Australian Aviation Museum Bankstown

We regret to inform you that the Australian Aviation Museum Bankstown is permanently closed. We are unable to supply any further information.

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Museum of Printing

Find out how printing used to be done! The Museum of Printing at the New England Regional Art Museum displays a range of historic printing equipment, mostly used for job printing about a century ago. This includes printing presses, guillotines, stitchers, typesetting equipment and more. It also has displays about typography, printed products, and associated

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Adelong Alive Museum

Adelong Alive Museum tells the stories of Adelong and district, beginning in the gold rush period of 1852 and continuing to the present day. This small but vibrant museum offers a variety of local displays and travelling exhibitions which are rotated regularly. Narratives of the gold mining era and the commercial development of the town

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Snowy Scheme Museum Adaminaby

The building of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme was a pivotal event in Australia’s history. Whilst creating one of the engineering wonders of the modern world, it also laid the foundations of a uniquely multicultural nation. The Scheme allowed the development of Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, and generated clean renewable electricity for the Eastern States, along

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Queanbeyan Printing Museum

“Preserving the Past for Future Generations”: The Queanbeyan Printing Museum was officially opened on 23 October 2004, and is understood to be one of the few operating museums in New South Wales; generous support comes from the Queanbeyan City Council. The Queanbeyan Printing Museum displays Letterpress printing technology spanning over 100 years and traces the

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