Museum & Science Sights & Sounds


Science museum, aviation musuem, railway museums, maritime museums, immigration museums and Exhibitions


 ◉ Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is Australias oldest museum: a museum of natural history and anthropology, its collections cover invertebrate and vertebrate zoology, mineralogy and palaeontology, and anthropology. The Australian Museum i | Read More..

 ◉ Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum serves the whole Australian community and many overseas visitors, as well as representing Australia internationally. Our day-to-day focus is on its visitors, schools, researchers and hist | Read More..

 ◉ Bathurst Observatory

Bathurst Observatory is located at two sites. One site is for research and study, while the other is for public viewing through telescopes, and also has a daytime space show in the new 200 seat theatrette. The public observato | Read More..

 ◉ Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame

The Bradman Museum name has evolved into the Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame. The existing Bradman Museum collection is still here in the wonderful new Bradman Gallery. Featuring cutting edge technology, int | Read More..

 ◉ Clarence Town & District Historical Museum Inc

Clarence Town & District Historical Museum Inc A small group of dedicated people are doing their best to ensure Clarence Town and District Historical Museum remains in the towns hands. President Peter Doolan and secretary Di | Read More..

 ◉ Crago Observatory

Crago Observatory is located on Bowen Mountain near North Richmond (NW of Sydney), and is operated by the Astronomical Society of NSW. The observatory houses a 40cm Dobsonian telescope, and is open on Saturday nights (nearest | Read More..

 ◉ CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope | The Dish
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The famous Parkes observatory, as featured in the Australian movie The Dish, is a landmark radio telescope nearly 50 years old, yet still considered to be one of the best single dish radio telescopes in the world. As wel | Read More..

 ◉ Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections, a permanent exhibition at Powerhouse Museum. Computers are the defining technology of our time. Unlike other machines that are designed to carry out a specialised task, the computer is a g | Read More..

 ◉ Darby Falls Observatory

The Darby Falls Observatory is located on Observatory Road, Darby Falls, Cowra. At Darbys Falls Observatory visitors can explore the universe with one of the largest telescopes available to the public, a 500 millimetre Newtonia | Read More..

 ◉ Darby Falls Observatory
Every Friday, Saturday

The Darby Falls Observatory is located on Observatory Road, Darby Falls, Cowra. Admission charges Adults $10 Seniors $9 Children <15 $7 Family (2 Ad + 2 Ch) $28 Extra Children $5 Groups POA | Read More..

 ◉ Dubbo Observatory

The Dubbo Observatory lets you zoom to the moon and through the solar system. Discover the Milky Way and beyond with the most high-tech telescopes in the West. Featuring a 90 minute program that commences with an audio-visua | Read More..

 ◉ Goulburn Historic Waterworks
Every Monday, Tuesday, Sunday

Historic Waterworks - open and steaming. Step back in time to the 1880s when Goulburn was one of the first regional centres to supply piped water to its residents. The Goulburn Historic Waterworks has remained intact with a pum | Read More..

 ◉ Green Point Observatory
Every Thursday

The Green Point Observatory is operated by the Sutherland Astronomical Society (SAS) in Sydney, and houses 41cm and 35cm telescopes. Green Point Observatory is open for meetings every Thursday evening, commencing at 8pm, and vi | Read More..

 ◉ Justice and Police Museum

A lively program of changing exhibitions features a collection of weird and wonderful memorabilia from some of the most notorious and sensational crimes in Australias judicial history. Justice and Police Museum - History | Read More..

 ◉ Koolang Observatory and Space Science Centre
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The Koolang Observatory and Space Science Centre is located on the border of the Central Coast and Lower Hunter, no more than two hours from most Sydney and Newcastle suburbs. The Koolang Observatory and Space Science Centre i | Read More..

 ◉ Linden Observatory

Visit Linden Observatory in the Blue Mountains and join any of WSAAGs (Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group) observing nights, where anyone can drop in and look through their telescopes. Observing nights are usually held on S | Read More..

 ◉ Madame Tussauds Sydney

Star-struck fans of all the latest blockbusters and Hollywood starlets will finally be able to get their picture taken with their favourite movie stars. Among the wax figures stand the likenesses of Australian stars Nicole Kidm | Read More..

 ◉ Migration Heritage Centre

Migrants have journeyed to Australia and settled in the State of New South Wales both willingly and unwillingly, legally and illegally, as convicts, prisoners of war, as free or assisted immigrants or as refugees. Migrants have | Read More..

 ◉ Mudgee Observatory
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Mudgee Observatory has been a private observatory for the past ten years though is now open to school groups, organized tours and any member of the general public who wishes to attend. Mudgee Observatory offers up the night ski | Read More..

 ◉ Museum of Fire

The Museum of Fire is a not for profit, registered charity and a true community museum. As Australias leading Fire Museum & Fire Collectibles Shop with over 30 years experience, we pride ourselves on quality and service. Many o | Read More..

 ◉ Museum of Human Disease
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Take a fascinating and often macabre tour of the human body at the Museum of Human Disease. Between 3pm to 5pm each weekday visitors can explore this fascinating collection themselves or listen to a description of displayed spe | Read More..

 ◉ Museum of Sydney

The Museum of Sydney is an imaginative museum offering the visitor a journey of discovery and wonder through Sydney 1788 and beyond. Fascinating exhibitions, films and state of the art technology spin stories of colonial life, | Read More..

 ◉ 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 treas | Read More..

 ◉ NSW Lancers Memorial Museum

The Regimental Museum of the 1st/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers was commenced in 1957 in a single room in historic Lancer Barracks. After a few years the collection had filled the room and was still growing, creating the ne | Read More..

 ◉ Port Macquarie Observatory
Every Wednesday, Sunday

The Port Macquarie Observatory is run by the Port Macquarie Astronomical Association Inc., a non profit voluntary group of people interested in astronomy. Astronomy Open Nights The observatory is open to the public on Sunday and | Read More..

 ◉ Powerhouse Museum

The Powerhouse Museum, Australias largest and most popular museum, is located in Darling Harbour, Sydney. Its unique and diverse collection of 385,000 objects spans history, science, technology, design, industry, decorative art | Read More..

 ◉ SCG Museum

In 1851 Colonel Henry Bloomfield, commander of the 11th North Devonshire regiment, stationed at the Victoria Barracks, applied to the Colonial Secretaries Office to use the sandy, scrubby expanse of land south of the barracks for | Read More..

 ◉ Siding Spring Observatory

Siding Spring Observatory is home to some of the worlds major telescopes and Australias largest optical telescopes. Siding Spring Observatory is located next to the picturesque Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran, N.S | Read More..

 ◉ Space Exhibition | Powerhouse Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The Powerhouse Museums exhibition Space looks at the history of the human desire to travel beyond Earths atmosphere. Ever wondered what its like to live or work in space? What do astronauts eat? How do they sleep? How do | Read More..

 ◉ Sydney Jewish Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday

The Sydney Jewish Museum provides visitors with experiences and understanding of the events of the Holocaust by allowing them to meet, in a dignified and moving environment, those who were involved. The Museum combines the voic | Read More..

 ◉ Sydney Observatory

With stargazing, 3D space fun, history and harbour Views, its little wonder Sydney Observatory has been the second home of Sydney stargazers for the past 140 years. The Observatory comprises a virtual reality 3-D space theatre, | Read More..

 ◉ Sydney Tramway Museum

The Sydney Tramway Museum is Australias oldest tramway museum and the largest in the southern hemisphere, located in Loftus in the southern suburbs of Sydney. The Sydney Tramway Museum has a whole days worth of activities waiti | Read More..

 ◉ Sydney University Museums

The University of Sydney has one of the largest and finest university collections of antiquities, art, ethnography, natural history and scientific instruments in Australia. While these collections are used for teaching, they a | Read More..

 ◉ Temora Aviation Museum

The Temora Aviation Museum inspires the community to acknowledge the role played by Australia's historic ex-military aircraft, and encourages visitors to learn and be inspired through its collection of aircraft to remember the eff | Read More..

 ◉ Temora Aviation Museum | Open
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The Temora Aviation Museum is first and foremost a flying Museum. The Temora Aviation Museum is open 10.00am to 4.00pm seven days per week excluding New Years Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Click here to see sp | Read More..

 ◉ The Australia Telescope Compact Array-Narrabri

The Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA), at the Narrabri Observatory, is an array of six 22-m antennas used for radio astronomy. Located about 25 km west of the town of Narrabri in rural NSW (about 500 km north-west of Syd | Read More..

 ◉ The Australia Telescope National Facility

The Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) operates the Australia Telescope, a set of eight individual radio telescopes, as a national research facility for use by Australian and international researchers. Six of the tele | Read More..

 ◉ The Australian Museum

The Australian Museum has an international reputation in the fields of natural history and indigenous research, community programs and exhibitions. The Museum was established in 1827 and is Australias first museum, with unique | Read More..

 ◉ The Rocks Discovery Museum

The Rocks Discovery Museum, housed in a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, tells the story of The Rocks from pre-European days to the present. Home to a unique collection of images and archaeological artefacts found in The Ro | Read More..

 ◉ University of Western Sydney Observatory
Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

The University of Western Sydney (UWS) Observatory runs public astronomy nights along with school, holiday and group programs during the day or evening. UWS Observatory is located at the University of Western Sydney, Penrith Ca | Read More..

 ◉ Warrumbungle Observatory

Warrumbungle Observatory, otherwise known as "Tenby Observatory", is located on the Timor Road that leads out to the Warrumbungle National Park, 10 kilometres from Coonabarabran. The Warrumbungle Observatory holds three Compute | Read More..

 ◉ Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium is operated by the University of Wollongong as a public science centre. The centre includes a planetarium (BlueScope Steel Star Theatre), observatory, laser light shows, extensive i | Read More..