Visitor Safety Information

Powerhouse COVID-19 update

The Powerhouse Museum prioritises the health of our visitors, members, volunteers and our staff. Following NSW Health’s Public Health Order, face masks are now mandatory when visiting the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Museums Discovery Centre.

Any visitors who have visited one of the identified venues on the NSW Health list or have any cold or flu symptoms, should delay their visit.

To help plan your visit:

Read more about exhibitions opening in 2021.

At the Sydney Observatory visitors can access the Observatory grounds and building,  witness the dropping of the Time Ball at 1pm each day.

The Museums Discovery Centre is open free each weekend where visitors can discover historical transport, household and local architecture models, as part of hundreds of objects on display from State museums’ collections.