THE POWERHOUSE MUSEUM ALLIANCE On 28 April 2018, after 3 years of secrecy in planning and criticism of their proposal, the Premier and Arts Minister announced that the Powerhouse Museum would be relocated to Parramatta and only a cultural precinct would be retained in Ultimo. Above: read Business case documents and Responses, A news chronology, Find out more, What the experts say. Below: Upper House Inquiry , Latest news, Summary of position You may want to write to NSW politicians to express your concerns. Go to What you can do above, for addresses for Members of Parliament. Background: From early 2015, the Powerhouse Museum Alliance has urged the NSW Government to keep the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, and develop a distinctive new museum in Parramatta, unique to its history, cultures and contemporary life. Members participated in a successful petition in 2015 and in February 2016 prepared an Open Letter, signed by 178 leading members of arts and business communities. The Powerhouse Museum Alliance continues to document news and comments; has made many submissions to an Upper House Inquiry; and publishes articles by experts. See below: About us.