The Powerhouse Museum: History and Heritage

MAAS Timeline

TIMELINE FOR THE MUSEUM OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES 1879 Sydney International Exhibition: Garden Palace, Royal Botanic Gardens lays the foundations for MAAS and its collections 1880 The Technological, Industrial and Sanitary Museum opens in Garden Palace with 10,000 exhibits 1882 Fire destroys the Garden Palace and most of its collections 1883 The Technological, Industrial … Continue reading MAAS Timeline

Powerhouse Museum

Powerhouse Museum History

“The Powerhouse Museum is located in Ultimo near Darling Harbour, Sydney. It is a public museum operated by the State Government for the people of New South Wales. Its unique and diverse collection spans history, science, technology, design, industry, decorative arts, music, transport and space exploration. It is also home to the material heritage and … Continue reading Powerhouse Museum History

Policy, power and the cultural and heritage values of the Powerhouse Museum – Jennifer Sanders

  FOR ILLUSTRATED VERSION, READ HERE:  PMA Australia ICOMOS JS Australia ICOMOS 2019 SYDNEY TALK SERIES NUMBER 6 Tuesday 1st October 2019 POLICY, POWER AND THE CULTURAL AND HERITAGE VALUES OF THE POWERHOUSE MUSEUM KYLIE WINKWORTH AND JENNIFER SANDERS, POWERHOUSE MUSEUM ALLIANCE JENNIFER SANDERS THE POWERHOUSE MUSEUM: ITS PLACE IN THE WORLD, OUR NATION, NEW … Continue reading Policy, power and the cultural and heritage values of the Powerhouse Museum – Jennifer Sanders

State Heritage Register, Powerhouse Museum: Assessment of significance, and nomination for heritage listing, 2020

‘ Assessment of Heritage Significance: Ultimo Tramways, Powerhouse Museum’  30 January 2020 In 2016 the National Trust of Australia (NSW) had submitted a nomination for listing the Ultimo Power House on the State Heritage Register. This was ignored until 2019, when architects Cracknell & Lonergan were contracted by Heritage NSW, Department of Premier and Cabinet, … Continue reading State Heritage Register, Powerhouse Museum: Assessment of significance, and nomination for heritage listing, 2020

State Heritage Register: Examples of submissions about Powerhouse Museum nomination, 2020

24 March, 2020 State Heritage Register: Examples of submissions to review Powerhouse Museum nomination On 26 February 2020, the NSW Heritage Council advertised a notice of intention to consider listing the ‘Ultimo Tramways Power House’ on the State Heritage Register. In 2016 the National Trust of Australia (NSW) had submitted a nomination for listing the … Continue reading State Heritage Register: Examples of submissions about Powerhouse Museum nomination, 2020

State Heritage Register Nomination for Ultimo Power Station; Powerhouse Museum, 2016

State Heritage Register Nomination for Ultimo Power Station; Powerhouse Museum, 2016 In September 2016, the National Trust of Australia (NSW), submitted a nomination that the buildings of the ‘Ultimo Power House (Ultimo Power Station; Powerhouse Museum)’ be listed on the State Heritage Register. The reasons given for nomination were: ‘The Ultimo Powerhouse is clearly of … Continue reading State Heritage Register Nomination for Ultimo Power Station; Powerhouse Museum, 2016