Physics

Located in National Triangle, minutes from the city and other major attractions. Australia's largest interactive science centre with over 200 hands-on exhibits. Specifically catering for families and offers good value for money. Spend a couple of hours or an entire day. Free parking.6 large galleries with themed exhibitions that are constantly changing to keep up-to-date with current topics. All exhibits are hands-on and have a strong educational focus.
New South Wales' leading non-metropolitan museum is housed in a converted brewery building, built in 1876. We provide permanent exhibitions on local themes (First World War, the 1989 earthquake, sport and Aboriginal people of the Hunter) together with a busy and varied touring exhibition schedule. During school holidays we often provide regular science shows on varying themes. Guided tours of the exhibits can be booked through the Museum Education Department.The collections concentrate on, but are not exclusively centred around, local, natural, social, domestic or industrial material and are...
The Powerhouse Museum is located in the Darling Harbour precinct which attracts over eight million visitors a year and was of primary focus in both the 2000 millennium celebrations and the Sydney 2000 Olympic games. The Powerhouse museum opened in 1988 and is positioned as a dynamic, innovative and enjoyable museum which promotes awareness and understanding of the past, present and future of Australian society.

The Powerhouse achieves this through research, scholarship and the acquisition, conservation and presentation of material in the fields of science, technology, industry,...
The collection consists primarily of scientific and technical instruments and related artefacts, the earliest dating from the early nineteenth century. Some of these items have a provenance relating them to prominent scientists or instrument makers of the past. A few are memorabilia associated with scientific work and events in NSW and beyond. The museum holds some photographs and documents relating to the teaching of chemistry at the Sydney Technical College in the 19th and early 20th centuries.400 scientific objects; 150 scientific trade catalogues
The collection was given to the University of Sydney in 1887 by Sir William John Macleay, and incorporated the natural history and ethnographic collections of three members of the Macleay family. The collections are still of considerable research interest and great historical significance, and have been expanded to include historic scientific instruments and historic photographs. The museum has many nineteenth century features including elegant cedar display cases and an atmosphere of great charm and aesthetic appeal. Temporary exhibitions complement the permanent displays.700,000 insects...
Housed in a 1900s weatherboard school house, the Museum numbers over 4,000 items, representing the rural and coal fields heritage of the region. Its two classrooms still contain original fittings, such as desks and forms, blackboards, and wall maps to retain the character and function of the building. Items displayed range from buttons to pianos and organs. Rare and old books dating from the 1830s are a feature. The collection is typical of any country town, depicting the typical lifestyle of the region from the 1920s.4,000 items, 400 photographs, 100 postcards, 400 books
Original telescopes used by John Tebbutt. Two observatory buildings 1879 and 1894. House built in 1845 by the astronomer's father. Old horse stables, Coachman's cottage, now a fifty seat restaurant.30 items
The University of Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium was established in late 1989 and quickly became the most popular science based excursion venue in the Illawarra. In addition, the Centre has become a major tourist attraction. There are over 120 hands-on exhibits providing a fun interactive learning environment. Close ties with the University and local industry enables the Centre to provide a valuable resource to all members of the community. Those links, along with the only fixed planetarium in New South Wales and regular astronomy nights also allow the Science Centre to provide a...
Queensland's premier science education venue provides hours of fun discovering the simple science behind everyday phenomena. Five exhibition areas and over 170 exhibits will challenge your senses, tease your brain, stretch your imagination and show you just how thrilling science can be. Sciencentre is housed in Brisbane's historic Government Printing Building.More than 170 hands-on exhibits science technology exhibits presented in fine thematic areas - science in society, life and living, energy and change, earth and beyond, natural and processed materials.
Collection of scientific instruments relating to or depending on physical principles as well as associated books and cataloguesMost of the instruments date from the first quarter of the Twentieth Century, with Cambridge (Scientific) Instrument Company being well represented, Optical and electrical instruments comprise the majority of the collection, but most area of physics are represented.
The Investigator Science and Technology Centre is South Australia's own interactive Science and Technology Centre. The spirit of The Investigator is learning about science and technology through exciting interactive exhibitions and amazing science shows. The Investigator also has a Soundhouse, where music is composed, recorded and performed using headphones, piano keyboards and computers. Additionally The Investigator runs a metro and regional travelling exhibit and science show program called Outreach. Exhibitions change regularly and in 2000 themes vary from Sports, and aliens' perspectives...
The museum's focus is on railway siganlling & safe working, telegraphic communications, aviation communications & navigation, and aviation pioneers, particularly of South Australia. Our state's Air Force heritage is honoured with special displays of model aircraft, uniforms, photographs and memorabilia. Emphasis is placed on working displays throughout the museum. There are extensive library resources.One building with courtyard displays. Railway signal equipment, aviation electronics equipment, aviation pioneers display, photographs, memorabilia. Home of the Civil Aviation Historical...
The Launceston Planetarium presents shows on many aspects of astronomy. You will see the southern night sky projected onto a domed ceilng with additional special visual effects and commentary. The effect is so realistic, it is like being out under the stars! The Planetarium is part of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Please see separate listings for the Royal Park and Inveresk museum sites, and the Community History Branch.The Launceston Planetarium uses a projector made by Zeiss. It is one of several thousand planetaria worldwide, but one of only six in Australia which are...
Scienceworks is a dynamic interactive science and technology museum combining the newly built Melbourne Planetarium. Scienceworks encourages visitors to 'Get A Grasp of Science and Technology' by creating a range of interactive experiences that are enjoyable and educational through its range of high quality programs, services and facilities offered. This venue also features Melbourne's magnificent nineteenth century sewage pumping station.50,000 objects plus 200,000 two-dimensional items