Science

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.
The Bicycle Museum is situated within the Canberra Tradesmen's Union Club, which has been developed along the philosophy of a living museum and is characterised by its nostalgic charm and friendly atmosphere. The Museum features over 60 old and unusual bicycles on display at any time. Visitors can relax in the Club and have their photos taken on a Penny-farthing.620 bicycles. We collect maintain store and display items showing the technical and historical development of the cycle over the last 150 years. Bicycles, tricycles, tandems, four seaters, clothing, parts, journals and photos.
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,...
Explore the mysteries of the universe at Sydney Observatory, part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. Built in 1858, the Observatory features a new 3D virtual theatre, historic and modern telescopes, the exhibition 'By the Light of the Southern Stars', a planetarium, night viewing of the sky and a fascinating selection of astronomy and space videos.Total of objects held by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences is over 350,000.
The Observatory house a 314mm reflecting telescope with tracking mechanism, pendulum clock controlled, several small portable telescopes, an auditorium with seating accommodation for 65 people and projectors for lecturing. Toilet Facilities with Wheelchair Access. Small Planetarium for demonstration of the solar system.355mm telescope with tracking mechanism controlled by sidereal clock, portable 205mm telescope, orrery, film projector, slide projector, video projector, video recorder, small pendulum (demonstrate earth rotating) and photographs of astronomical objects.
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 Museum of Pathology was founded in 1883 at the University of Sydney. It currently contains about 1600 specimens and is housed in the Blackburn Building. The Museum also contains a vast display of historical medical instruments which have helped develop today's medical technology.1,600 items
The Sydney Children's museum is a hands on science and technology centre for children between the ages of two and twelve. Available also is a science program which travels to Preschools, Special needs groups and Vacation care centres within the Sydney and surrounding areas.The museum has outdoor activities for schools with a large park and interactive playground, catered children's birthday parties and 44 hands on interactive exhibits.44 hands on interactive exhibits for children aged between 2yrs and 12yrs.
The Museum was formerly the Kandos Methodist Church, a unique building built to an American plan, brought to the town by the manager of NSW Cement, Lime and Coal Co. in 1915.

The Museum has a strong focus on the Cement industry based in this shire. It is possibly the only Museum in the state to collect, record and present the history and devlopment of the cement industry. There are also large collections relating to the domestic, agricultural, leisure, communications and transport history of the area. An extensive photograph collection together with written records relating to the...
Since 1996, the role of the Museum of Human Disease at UNSW has been expanded to promote the education of junior and senior high school students and community interest groups about good health and the prevention of common diseases. Visitors experience a guided two-hour multimedia program including access to networked computers, microscopes, museum exploration, special exhibitions, video presentation and electronic projection facilities geared for group audiences.The Museum contains over 3,000 specimens which display diseased human tissue at the macroscopic level, preserved in formalin. In...
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.
A collection of medical instruments, equipment, photographs and books of importance in the medical history of Queensland. The Museum presents theme displays and hosts lectures several times per year.
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.
This museum contains a comprehensive collection of telecommunications equipment dating from the late 1880s to the present. This includes displays relevant to telephones, switchboards (telephone exchange and business), Morse code, and teleprinters (Telex machines). Under each of these categories we have working examples which visitors are welcome to operate if they so desire, and all our guides have expertise in this equipment dating back to their working days. In fact the experience of these guides between them covers just about all aspects of PMG/Telecom/Telstra and Australia Post operations...
Mary Mackillop, a woman ahead of her time - her work & motivation. Early education in Australia Father JT Woods - Priest. Scientist - His interesting and significant scientific work in the region. The Schoolhouse - Historic building of 1867. The Interactive centre was built in 1998 - Interesting Architectural design.Mainly text panels with supporting artefacts and early history of Penola and the region of South Australia.
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...
Founded in 1856, the Museum holds collections of natural and cultural history which are among the finest in Australia. Natural history displays of fossils, animals and minerals have an emphasis on South Australian specimens. The Museum's cultural history collections are renowned and include Australian Aboriginal, early Pacific and Ancient Egyptian cultures. The Museum Shop stocks quality merchandise, including Museum publications.The collection at the South Australian Museum has 3,000,000 natural science specimens, 446,000 library items, 100,000 anthropological items, 800 shelf metres of...
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is Launceston's cultural heartbeat and gateway to Tasmania's history and character. It tells the story of our lives and the time and place in which we live. It draws a map of who we are and where we've been. See separate Guide listings for the Community History Branch, the Inveresk museum site and the Launceston Planetarium.The Museum and Art Gallery holds collections of Australian colonial art, contemporary craft and design, Tasmanian history and natural sciences. Special features include a Chinese Temple, Planetarium and the interpretation of one of...
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
The RAAF Museum is Australia's biggest collection of military aircraft and memorabilia relating to the rich history of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force. Regular flying displays are held. Showcasing the museum's historic aircraft fleet and visitors can also view skilled aircraft restorers and maintenance at work.Major national military aviation relating to the history to the history of the Australian Flying corps and the RAAF. Collection includes in excess of 75 aircraft, 400,000 individual objects 120,000 volumes and over 3 million negatives and photographs.

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