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Powerhouse Community Space at Parramatta Square

Community Space

Discover more about Powerhouse Parramatta, engage with the Museum’s STEM learning activities as well as learn about its iconic collection at the Powerhouse Community Space at Parramatta Square.

Join us for free, walk-up STEM workshops aimed at children between 8 and 12, or drop-in for STEM table activities for ages 4+. Taking place on Saturdays, the workshops are bookable on arrival and run for 45 minutes.

Sessions take place at 11am, 12pm and 1pm, with drop-in activities available in-between workshops.


The Powerhouse prioritises the health of our visitors, members, volunteers and our staff. In line with NSW Health advice, the Powerhouse Community Space will be closed on Thursday 24 June and Saturday 26 June. We thank you for your understanding.


3 July 2021 – Kinetic Art and Coding Workshops

10 July 2021 – Articulated Robot Hands Workshop with artist Tully Arnot

17 July 2021 – Digital Animation Workshop with visual artist Gillian Kayrooz

24 July 2021 – Physical Computing with Electronics

31 July 2021 – Get Kinetic: Rube Goldberg Machine Workshops



Free, bookings not required.


Powerhouse Community Space is located at Parramatta Square, sitting directly above the Parramatta Transport Interchange.
1PS Retail 6, Parramatta Square, Darcy St &, Macquarie St, Parramatta.


The Powerhouse Community Space at Parramatta Square is also open on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the community to learn about how Western Sydney’s first Cultural Institution will transform arts and culture in the region, including a virtual reality (VR) glimpse into what the new Museum will look like.

  • Tuesdays: 8.30am – 2.30pm
  • Thursdays: 11am – 5pm
  • Saturdays: 10am – 2pm [STEM workshops at 11am, 12pm and 1pm]