Guitar with case used by Lucky Starr, Museums Discovery Centre Collection.

Technology & Innovation

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

All kinds of innovative technologies that changed our lives are contained in this store including telephones, cameras, sewing machines, clocks, heaters, light bulbs, radios, televisions, typewriters, record players, and plastics. You can also see printing presses, engines, machines and other amazing contraptions dating from the industrial age to the present day.

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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