In line with NSW Health advice, the AM remains temporarily closed to the public. Follow us on social media to receive the latest updates regarding reopening. We look forward to seeing you online and hopefully onsite again soon.
In the meantime, we encourage visitors to explore our online content hub, AM Inside Out, which offers fun activities for kids at home, fascinating stories and other ways to engage online with the AM’s collections, scientists and other programs.
Visible collection storeTemporarily closed
Time to visitWe recommend 2 hours to experience everything
TicketsFree General Admission | Group Tour costs apply
Group toursBookings for 10+ people are available
The Museums Discovery Centre is a collaboration between the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Australian Museum and Sydney Living Museums.
It is located at 72 Showground Road, Castle Hill. Car entry is via the gates on Showground Road or Windsor Road. Please note that there is no right turn access into the Showground Road gate.
Permanent exhibitions include displays of machines, technology, and transport, domestic appliances and toys, architecture and design, scientific instruments and specimens of animals, minerals and plants.
A visit to the MDC also provides you with a rare opportunity to learn about museum collecting, conservation and research practices.
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