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MAAS - Family Sundays: Junior Detectives, 10am–4pm, Adult $15 Child and Members Free

MAAS - Family Sundays: Junior Detectives, 10am–4pm, Adult $15 Child and Members Free

The last day to roll up your sleeves and test out your skills of scientific inquiry as you become a family of detectives at the Powerhouse Museum. Each Sunday from 2 July–8 October, families and friends can explore the world of Sherlock Holmes. Enjoy:

  • solving Sydney’s largest interactive mystery in The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes (tickets must be purchased to enter the exhibition. Pre-book your tickets here and save)
  • enjoying a special series of hands-on activities for families and friends that explore detectives and investigation
  • learning in our newly re-designed Experimentations exhibition – fun for the whole family
  • exploring our family favourite exhibitions SpaceTransport and our Mars Yard
  • driving the Big Red Card in The Wiggles Exhibition
  • playing in The Lab
  • or relaxing in the outdoor courtyard, café and playground

This event is part of a series of public programs inspired by The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmeson now at the Powerhouse Museum.  For the first time in Australia, be transported back to Sherlock Holmes’ Victorian London and solve Sydney’s largest interactive mystery by conducting your own experiments.

When: 2 July–8 October
Time: 10am-4pm
Ages: 5–14.
Price: $15.00 adult / $8.00 concession / Free for Members and children

Where: Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street, Ultimo, NSW 2007 

Parking: 
Wilson Parking (adjacent to Novotel Sydney Central), 179 Thomas Street, Haymarket
Harbourside Car park, 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont. Phone 1800 PARKING (1800 727 5464)

Discounted $15 all day parking is available for Powerhouse Museum visitors. To obtain the discount, your parking ticket must be validated at the designated machine located in the Museum shop before returning to the car park.

Onsite Cafe: MAAS Cafe
Awesome Coffee: The Q on Harris

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