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School Holidays

Wacky wire critter bug workshop

12-16 January 2015, 10am – 3pm
Join David Archer, artist behind Circus Arcadia (part of Circus Factory) and make your very own hand-cranked sculpture to take home in this one day workshop. Get an exclusive sneak peek into the inner workings of the automata as David takes apart one of his pieces within the exhibition to see the mechanics of the object and how it works. Ages 7-14

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Thinkspace Workshops

Thinkspace is the Powerhouse Museum’s digital learning centre offering learn-by-making workshops with science and design themes.

Learn the essentials of video game design and create your own game. Use Minecraft to make a short story or music video. Use Scratch and LEGO to create your own Pacman game. Learn to build electronic circuits using Arduino. For ages 7 and over.

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Thinkspace workshops

Sydney Observatory and
Powerhouse Discovery Centre

For more fun holiday activities why not visit Sydney Observatory or the Powerhouse Discovery Centre.

Note: The Powerhouse Discovery Centre is temporarily closed for major renovations.

Visit Sydney Observatory

The Powerhouse Discovery Centre: Collection Stores at Castle Hill