Accessibility

Powerhouse is committed to ensuring our buildings, exhibitions and programs are accessible to all. If you have any questions about your access requirements, please see staff upon entry or call us in advance on (02) 9217 0222 or email info@powerhouse.com.au

Powerhouse Ultimo Revitalisation Design Concept

Powerhouse Ultimo

CLOSED FOR HERITAGE REVITALISATION

A $300 million revitalisation of the much-loved Powerhouse Ultimo museum. Delivering new and expanded exhibition spaces to showcase the Powerhouse Collection alongside new and exclusive international exhibitions.

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Powerhouse Parramatta

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Powerhouse Parramatta is one of the world's most significant new museum projects.​ Community, industry and collection will intersect to create a dynamic culturally engaged program that will redefine museums. Powerhouse Parramatta is located on Dharug land, within Australia's fastest growing and most diverse communities.

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Powerhouse Castle Hill

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Access

Entry to Powerhouse Castle Hill is via Windsor Road gate. Access within the precinct is fully accessible, via ramps and elevators.

For more information email book@powerhouse.com.au or call (02) 9217 0222.

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Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

Powerhouse Castle Hill has adopted the Hidden Disabilities SunflowerExternal link icon to help support and raise awareness of those living with a hidden disability. Free lanyards and wristbands are available from reception.

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Companion Card

The museum is an affiliate of the NSW Government’s Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care’s Companion Card programExternal link icon. Support persons receive free entry to paid exhibitions and programs when accompanying a Companion Card holder.

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Toilets

Accessible parking is available onsite. Please call (02) 9217 0222 or email book@powerhouse.com.au

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Wheelchair Access

Parking

Accessible parking is available onsite.

Wheelchair Access

Quiet Times

Quieter times:
10am, 12–1pm (during the school term)

Busiest times to visit:
School holidays and between 2–4pm.

A quiet room is available for visitors.

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Wheelchair hire

A limited number of wheelchairs are available for visitor use. Please ask one of our friendly team members.

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Auslan Tours

Powerhouse Castle Hill Auslan Tours are available

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Assistance Animals

Assistance animals are welcome.

Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair Access

Parents & Carers

Baby change tables are located on the ground floor and in the external bathrooms.

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Sydney Observatory

As a heritage site Sydney Observatory has some accessibility limitations.

Visitors requiring wheelchair access can experience Sydney Observatory gardens and the East Dome telescope. There is no wheelchair access to the North and South telescope domes due to narrow and steep staircases in the heritage-listed buildings.

We encourage visitors with accessibility requirements to contact us via book@powerhouse.com.au or (02) 9217 0222 for help in planning your visit. Sydney Observatory accepts Companion Cards.

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Access

Entry to Sydney Observatory is via 1003 Upper Fort Street, Millers Point.
Access within the Observatory is partially accessible.

Access for all visitors is currently via booked tours only. Book a tourInternal link icon.

For more information email book@powerhouse.com.au or call (02) 9217 0222.

Wheelchair Access

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

Sydney Observatory has adopted the Hidden Disabilities SunflowerExternal link icon to help support and raise awareness of those living with a hidden disability.

Wheelchair Access

Companion Card

The museum is an affiliate of the NSW Government’s Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care’s Companion Card programExternal link icon. Support persons receive free entry to paid exhibitions and programs when accompanying a Companion Card holder.

Wheelchair Access

Parking

No visitor parking is available on site.

Visitors can be dropped off at the main entrance, 1003 Upper Fort Street, Millers Point.

Wheelchair Access

Toilets

Accessible toilets are located at the rear of the main building.

Wheelchair Access

Assistance Animals

Assistance animals are welcome.

Sydney Observatory Map