Powerhouse Museum

Wide-ranging museum of human ingenuity housed in a repurposed power station in Ultimo, which grew out of the Technological museum, whose collection was based on the International Exhibition of 1879, and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Name
Alternate
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
Alternate
Technological and Mining Museum
Alternate
Technological, Industrial and Sanitary Museum
Position
1882 - 1896
Property
Occupied
1980 -
Type

Maiden, Joseph

CC BY-SA 2.0
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2011

Botanist, curator, writer and teacher, Joseph Maiden brought knowledge about Australia's plants into the public realm through his influence on the collections and programs of the Technological Museum and the Botanic Gardens and his emphasis on the creation of useful and practical science.