There’s always something happening at Powerhouse Museum to delight the whole family. See, think, wonder, and get involved in hands-on activities that fire up your creativity and curiosity!

With free entry for kids 16 years and under, Powerhouse Museum is the perfect family destination for exploring the interactive side of arts and science.

Graphic from the Family Guide. Click to download the guide as a PDF.Guides for Families

Our Museum is a spectacular place for families to learn, play and explore.

Our Family Guide tells you everything you need to know about visiting the Museum with young ones.

Pick one up at the front desk, or download it now.

What’s On

Photograph of a young girl playing with cogs in the Experimentations exhibition. Click to view events at Powerhouse Museum.Events

We have a range of activities, workshops, and tours for the whole family. Check out our What’s On page for upcoming events.

Every school holidays we offer dedicated programs for kids, with free and paid options.

Find out more about our school holidays program.

Photograph of children playing in a sand pit. Click to view exhibitions at the Powerhouse Museum.Exhibitions

Our world-class exhibitions bring you and your family face-to-face with a wide range of exciting ideas, objects and activities.

All of our major exhibitions include dedicated kids’ activity spaces.

Find out what’s on.


Full visiting details, including parking and public transport options for the Powerhouse Museum, are available online.

Getting Around

On arrival you will be provided with a printed Map and Guide to assist you in finding your way through the Museum during your visit.
We aim to provide venues, exhibitions, programs and services which can be enjoyed by all visitors, including those with disabilities and prams. You can access all the main levels of the Powerhouse Museum via ramps and an elevator. For visitors using manual wheelchairs, the elevator is recommended.