Powerhouse Museum’s $36M Expansion Approved

The News South Wales Government has approved a $36 million expansion of the Powerhouse Museum’s Discovery Centre.

The facility will be built on the Castle Hill site and will increase the museum’s accessible storage space for 30 per cent, allowing it to display more artefacts.

NSW Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes said this means the entire 500,000-piece Powerhouse collection will be housed and cared for on one site when not on display at Parramatta or Ultimo.

“Whether you want to see the amazing collection of vintage cars, such as the classic Morris Minor, intricate textiles or NASA’s 2011 Curiosity Mars Rover, this display represents the great stories of Australian ingenuity,” Stokes said. Continue here