The Steam Revolution

ExhibitionPermanent Exhibition

For more than 200 years, steam did almost everything in our society. It pumped water, drove factories, powered ships across oceans and ploughs through fields. Steam turbines still provide 90 per cent of our electricity. The Steam Revolution exhibition shows how steam touched the lives of millions.

Twelve steam engines, ‘hands-on’ displays, old boilers, videos and much more show how steam engines developed, what they did and how they changed the world.

Please note that on Tuesdays no steam operations take place.

Tickets

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 Museum venue page, including:

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