The Lab

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The Lab is a multimedia exhibition space with a rotating program of immersive experiences.

The latest Powerhouse commission by Junior Major has taken inspiration from a range of demonstration models, including references by Australian aviation pioneer, inventor and explorer Lawrence Hargrave.



On Gadigal land

Powerhouse Ultimo
500 Harris St
Ultimo NSW 2007

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Free, no bookings required.
Suitable for all ages.

Daily 10am–5pm
Thursday 5–9pm


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

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Arrange your visit with us below. For questions please contact our bookings team on (02) 9217 0222 or book@powerhouse.com.au

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Object No. P2903-11/17
Lawrence Hargrave's demonstration model of wingtip movement of a bird's flight