How Cities Work at Museum of Sydney

Discover something exciting on every corner this summer at the world premiere of How Cities Work interactive family exhibition, now open at the Museum of Sydney.

Museum of Sydney, Phillip Street,, Sydney, NSW

Explore the city inside, outside and underground at the Museum of Sydney! 

From the dizzy heights of skyscrapers to the underground sewers, this world premiere interactive children’s exhibition reveals the secret workings of Sydney city. 

Enter an immersive cityscape full of magical, tactile experiences to discover how the city works. Take a peek inside buildings, meander through the underground, and explore the streets to find out what’s going on above your head and under your feet.

This spectacular exhibition is being developed in collaboration with illustrator and city fanatic James Gulliver Hancock, and is adapted from the bestselling book How Cities Work from Lonely Planet Kids.

See and hear the city come to life with interactive animations, bustling sounds and something new to uncover on every street corner.

Pop on a hard hat and step onto a lively construction site, design your ultimate building of the future or make the city move from day to night at your fingertips. What will you create? It’s the city as you’ve never experienced it before!

15 Dec 2018 - 21 Jul 2019
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Age Group
All Ages
FREE with museum entry.
Adult - $15
Child/Concession - $12
Family (2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) - $38
Sydney Living Museums Members & Pass Holders and under 5 years FREE
Location and Details
Museum of Sydney, Phillip Street,, Sydney, NSW