Experience the music, magic and memories that made ABBA a worldwide phenomenon!
Top secret: licence to spy
Become a secret agent this summer and delve into the world of spies and espionage !
Consumer power: 50 years of Choice
A new display exploring the consumer power harnessed over 50 years through the Australian Consumers’ Association and its public face, Choice. .
Creating the look: Benini and fashion photography
Explore the incredible archive of renowned fashion photographer Bruno Benini.
Australian International Design Awards 2010
Showcases excellence in design as well as innovative use of technology or materials.
Discover Gunna the goanna’s big ideas in an exhibition of tiny treasures from the Museum’s collection.
A unique ‘living’ acquisition that explores the diverse ways we source, shape and present collections.
Each year, the Sydney Division of Engineers Australia conducts an awards program to showcase outstanding engineering projects.
Boulton & Watt steam engine
The oldest surviving rotative steam engine in the world
Cyberworlds: computers and connections
An interactive exhibition of the past, present and future world of computers
Ecologic: Creating a sustainable future
Discover the science behind global warming and what we can do to prevent it from getting worse.
Explores the principles of temperature, pressure, electricity, magnetism, light, gravity, motion and chemistry
The treasured Strasburg Clock model is back on display following a long period of restoration.
The curious economist: William Stanley Jevons in Sydney
One of 19th century’s brightest men. His interests also give a unique perspective on Sydney life in the 1850s
The Kings cinema
A reconstructed 1930s cinema screening films of the period
Locomotive No. 1
Locomotive No. 1 hauled the first train in NSW between Sydney and Parramatta in 1855.
Musical instruments: made and played
A selection of instruments from the Museum’s vast collection
Success and innovation: achieving for Australia
Explores the risks and triumphs of Australia’s manufacturing industries
A highly interactive exhibition exploring the complex world of nuclear science, medicine and nuclear power.
The history of the human desire to travel beyond the Earth’s atmosphere
What’s in store? Shopping in Australia from 1880 – 1930
Shopping in Australia from small country stores to big city department stores
Vehicles that have brought people together, from bicycles and horse-drawn carriages to planes, trains and automobiles
The steam revolution
Traces the development of steam power from the first experiments of the 1600s to today’s steam turbines