Powerhouse Castle Hill
Open Weekends 10am to 4pm (excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2022).Back to top of page
Powerhouse Castle Hill is located at 172 Showground Road, Castle Hill.
The closest metro station is Hills Showground. Bus routes 601, 626, 633 and 651 run throughout the day from Hills Showground to the TAFE, Green Road bus stop.
Travel time, including walking from Green Road bus stop to the main entrance, is approximately 20 minutes.
If walking directly from the Hills Showground Metro station it is approximately 30 minutes.
Pedestrian entry is located on Showground Road.
We are currently expanding the site, which may affect how you enter via car. Find more about the Expansion project.
Parking is via Windsor Road entry. Once inside turn right for the museum entrance.
Bus and truck entry is via the gate on Windsor Road. Call (02) 9217 0236 on arrival.Back to top of page
Food and Café
There is no cafe onsite, however visitors are encouraged to bring their own snacks to enjoy at one of our outdoor tables or on the grass. No food or drink is permitted in the collection stores.
No food or drink are permitted in the collection stores, however there are designated areas for the consumption of food and drinks. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own snacks to enjoy at one of our outdoor tables or on the grass.
The closest food outlets are at the Hills Supercentre or the Kellyville Plaza.Back to top of page
We aim to provide venues, exhibitions, programs and services which can be enjoyed by all visitors. If you have any questions about your access requirements, please see the front desk or call us in advance on (02) 9217 0222 or email email@example.com.
Entry to the Powerhouse Castle Hill is via a ramp located adjacent to the undercover courtyard.
All collection galleries and seminar facilities inside the main building are accessible via elevators.
Accessible toilets are located inside on the ground floor and outside in the undercover courtyard area.
The Museum Discovery Centre has a limited number of wheelchairs available for visitor use. Please ask at the front desk.
Assistance animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome.
Powerhouse Castle Hill is an affiliate of the NSW Government’s Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care’s Companion Card program. Support persons receive free entry to paid exhibitions and programs when accompanying a Companion Card holder. Visit the Companion Card website for more information.
Quieter times to visit are generally opening time at 10am and/or between 12–1pm during the school terms. School holidays and between 2–4pm tend to be the busiest times to visit.
Baby change tables are located on the ground floor and in the bathrooms outside.
Hidden Disabilities Sunflower
The Powerhouse has adopted the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to help support and raise awareness of those living with a hidden disability. Free lanyards and wristbands are available from the cloaking desk.Back to top of page