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 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, ..

 ◉ 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. ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 Doo ..

 ◉ 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 Satur ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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, ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 a ..

 ◉ 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 Australi ..

 ◉ McCrossin's Mill Museum
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 ..

 ◉ 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 refuge ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 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 ..

 ◉ 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 fi ..

 ◉ 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 grow ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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, indu ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 nea ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 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 realit ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 artef ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..

 ◉ 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 ..