Mars Rover by Anna Hay

Meet the Robots: Mars Rover

Duration: 30 mins
Saturday – Sunday, 10.30, 11.30, 1.30 and 2.30 Powerhouse Castle Hill Free Entry

Uncover the mysteries of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover at one of our free Meet the Robots demonstrations.

Join us at the Museums Discovery Centre, Powerhouse Castle Hill, to see our quarter-size replica of NASA’s 2011 Curiosity Mars rover in action. See the remote-controlled rovers at work and chat to our hosts to learn more about how they work, the importance of their role in Mars exploration, and what missions may look like in the future.

Drop-in sessions are free and start at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays throughout March and April 2023.

We aim to provide venues, exhibitions, programs and services which can be enjoyed by all visitors. If you have any questions about your access requirements, please see the front desk or call us in advance on (02) 9217 0222 or email


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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