Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences
Tourism - Ultimo, NSW
Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences located in Ultimo is a premier science, design, technology & decorative arts museum based in Central Sydney.
Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS), established in 1879, is Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences venues includes Powerhouse Museum, Discovery Centre and Sydney Observatory. We are uniquely placed to show how technology, engineering, science and design impact Australia and the rest of the world.
Internationally, MAAS is known for the quality of our collection, scholarship and exhibitions. Our collection spans history, technology, science, design, decorative arts, industry, music, transport and space exploration. Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences is also home to the material heritage and history of Australian culture, providing an extensive insight into this rich and diverse country. There is estimated to be more than 500,000 separate items in the MAAS collection to see and explore.