Museum & Science Sights & Sounds


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


◉ Australian Museum
Australian Museum
6 College Street Sydney
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

(+612) 9320 6000Australian Museum
6 College Street
◉ Australian National Maritime Museum
Australian National Maritime Museum
2 Murray Street Sydney
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,

02 9298 3777Australian National Maritime Museum
2 Murray Street
◉ Bathurst Observatory
Bathurst Observatory
Bathurst Goldfields Bathurst
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.

02 6332 2022Bathurst Observatory
Bathurst Goldfields
 ◉ 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 ..

Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
◉ Clarence Town & District Historical Museum Inc
Clarence Town & District Historical Museum Inc
Corner Prince and Grey St Clarence Town
A former courthouse building (1869) is the site of a local history museum which focuses on Clarence Town as a terminal of navigation and river port. It's collection encompasses shipbuilding, exploration, ma

02 4996 4267Clarence Town & District Historical Museum Inc
Corner Prince and Grey St
◉ Crago Observatory
Crago Observatory
Burralow Fire Trail Bowen Mountain
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 Satur

Crago Observatory
Burralow Fire Trail
 ◉ 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 ..

CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope | The Dish
 ◉ 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, ..

Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections
◉ Darby Falls Observatory
Darby Falls Observatory
Observatory Rd Cowra
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

02 6345 1900Darby Falls Observatory
Observatory Rd
 ◉ 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 ..

Darby Falls Observatory
◉ Dubbo Observatory
Dubbo Observatory
Camp Rd Dubbo
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

02 6885 3022Dubbo Observatory
Camp Rd
 ◉ 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 remain ..

Goulburn Historic Waterworks
 ◉ 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, comme ..

Green Point Observatory
◉ Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Macquarie Street Sydney
Built between 1817 and 1819, this popular landmark is located on the historic precinct of Macquarie Street and Queens Square in Sydney. Discover the daily lives of convicts and other occupants through exhi

02 8239 2288Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Macquarie Street
◉ Justice and Police Museum
Justice and Police MuseumA 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

02 9252 1144Justice and Police Museum
Phillip St
 ◉ 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 Sp ..

Koolang Observatory and Space Science Centre
◉ Linden Observatory
Linden Observatory
105 Glossop Rd Linden
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 a

Linden Observatory
105 Glossop Rd
◉ Madame Tussauds Sydney
Madame Tussauds Sydney
Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour 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 Australi

02 9333 9240Madame Tussauds Sydney
Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour
◉ McCrossin's Mill Museum
McCrossin's Mill Museum
Salisbury Street Uralla
Museum, Gallery and Function Centre Uralla Built in 1870, McCrossin's Mill is a lovingly restored three storey flour mill which now houses a multi-award winning museum, gallery and function centre. OPEN E

(02) 6778 3022McCrossin's Mill Museum
Salisbury Street
◉ Migration Heritage Centre
Migration Heritage Centre
Migration Heritage Centre, Powerhouse Museum Ultimo
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 refuge

02 9217 0412Migration Heritage Centre
Migration Heritage Centre, Powerhouse Museum
 ◉ 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 off ..

Mudgee Observatory
◉ Museum of Fire
Museum of Fire
Castlereagh Rd Penrith
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

02 4731 3000Museum of Fire
Castlereagh Rd
 ◉ 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 descript ..

Museum of Human Disease
◉ Museum of Sydney
Museum of Sydney
Cnr Phillip St and Bridge St 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 stori

02 9251 5988Museum of Sydney
Cnr Phillip St and Bridge St
◉ Museums Discovery Centre
Museums Discovery Centre
172 Showground Rd Castle Hill
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 fi

02 9762 1300Museums Discovery Centre
172 Showground Rd
◉ NSW Lancers Memorial Museum
NSW Lancers Memorial Museum
2 Smith Street Parramatta
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 grow

0405 482 814NSW Lancers Memorial Museum
2 Smith Street
 ◉ 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 ..

Port Macquarie Observatory
◉ Powerhouse Museum
Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street Ultimo
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, indu

02 9217 0111Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street
◉ SCG Museum
SCG Museum
Sydney Cricket Ground Moore Park
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

SCG Museum
Sydney Cricket Ground
◉ Siding Spring Observatory
Siding Spring Observatory
Timor Road Coonabarabran
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 nea

02 6842 6211Siding Spring Observatory
Timor Road
 ◉ 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 d ..

Space Exhibition | Powerhouse Museum
 ◉ 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 Muse ..

Sydney Jewish Museum
◉ Sydney Observatory
Sydney Observatory
Watson Road The Rocks
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 realit

02 9921 3485Sydney Observatory
Watson Road
◉ Sydney Tramway Museum
Sydney Tramway Museum
Rawson Ave, Loftus
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

(02) 9542 3646Sydney Tramway Museum
Rawson Ave,
◉ Sydney University Museums
Sydney University Museums
University of Sydney Sydney
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

Sydney University Museums
University of Sydney
◉ Temora Aviation Museum
Temora Aviation Museum
1 Tom Moon Avenue Temora
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

02 6977 1088Temora Aviation Museum
1 Tom Moon Avenue
◉ The Australia Telescope Compact Array-Narrabri
The Australia Telescope Compact Array-Narrabri
1828 Yarrie Lake Rd 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

02 6790 4070The Australia Telescope Compact Array-Narrabri
1828 Yarrie Lake Rd
◉ The Australia Telescope National Facility
The Australia Telescope National Facility
Yarrie Lake Road Narrabri
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

02 9372 4100The Australia Telescope National Facility
Yarrie Lake Road
◉ The Australian Museum
The Australian Museum
6 College Street Sydney
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

02 9320 6000The Australian Museum
6 College Street
◉ The Rocks Discovery Museum
The Rocks Discovery Museum
Kendall Lane The Rocks
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 artef

02 9251 8783The Rocks Discovery Museum
Kendall Lane
 ◉ 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 Wester ..

University of Western Sydney Observatory
◉ Warrumbungle Observatory
Warrumbungle Observatory
Coonabarabran
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

04 8842 5112Warrumbungle Observatory
 ◉ 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 ligh ..

Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium