Wartime Innovation

6 June 2015–17 July 2016 Powerhouse Museum

A diverse range of items from the MAAS collection offers fascinating insights into World War I and its enduring impact on Australian society.

Objects including engines, weapons, X-rays and a prosthetic arm demonstrate the impact of World War I on innovation in science, technology and medicine. Gain insight into the emotional, physical and psychological cost of war and its wider cultural impact on Australia as a developing nation.