An earthenware tile from Damascus, Syria. Museums Discovery Centre Collection.

Art & Design

Permanent Exhibition
Saturday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm Powerhouse Castle Hill Free Entry

The talent and skills of some of the world’s best designers are contained in this store. Chairs, vases, platters, bowls, necklaces, shell work, baskets, silverware, jugs, figurines, teapots and coffee services are all brimming with the creativity of generations of designers and makers, and are a rich source of inspiration today.

About these collections

The items on display at the Museums Discovery Centre are drawn from the vast collections of the Powerhouse, Australian Museum and Sydney Living Museums.

Between them, these museums care for millions of objects and specimens, providing insights into engineering, architecture, science, art, transport, fashion, design, health, technology, natural history, domestic life, Indigenous and Pacific cultures and more.


Individuals: Free entry, no bookings required.

Schools and Groups: Please contact us on (02) 9217 0222 to arrange your visit.

Find more information here about the measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe.


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Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Powerhouse Castle Hill venue page, including:

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