Museums Discovery Centre, Castle Hill

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The Museums Discovery Centre (MDC) is a collaboration between the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Australian Museum and Sydney Living Museums. At the Museums Discovery Centre you will find millions of treasures from the state collection, with hundreds on show for you to explore in the display stores, and thousands more waiting to be discovered through tours of the deep stores.

The objects on display at the Museums Discovery Centre are drawn from the vast collections of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Australian Museum and Sydney Living Museums. Between them, these museums care for millions of objects and specimens, providing insights into engineering, the arts, architecture, the sciences, transport, fashion, design, health, technology, domestic life, the natural realm and more.
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  • The overflow from The Powerhouse and Australian museums. It is full of treasures often unseen in the major displays. We didn't give ourselves enough time and need to revisit. We had an excellent guide...  more »
  • We arrived on a Friday in the school holidays and there were few people there. Which means my three grand kids (6 to 11) had it pretty much to themselves. They spent a good 75 minutes there oohing and...  more »
  • Excellent place to kids explore and learn new things.
  • Hard to get into but it’s a nice small not really museum but showground. There are many friendly staff and cool objects there as well as interactive screens tours. A bit deserted. limited parking as well.

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