About the Powerhouse Museum

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