Venetian gros point needle lace flounce, Powerhouse Collection.

Textiles Centre

ExhibitionPermanent Exhibition

Powerhouse is home to one of Australia’s most comprehensive textile and garment collections, including a diverse range of historical and contemporary pieces. The Textiles Centre at Powerhouse Ultimo is a space where visitors can view intricate and extraordinary textiles from all over the world, including a large collection of lace. Works are accessible via drawers, allowing visitors to independently research their own areas of interest. Makers and volunteers are often in the Textiles Centre and available to answer questions.




Individuals: Free entry, no bookings required.

Schools and Groups: please follow this link to arrange your visit or submit a booking form. If you need further information please contact our bookings team on (02) 9217 0222.

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 Ultimo venue page, including:

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