Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie
Friday 22 September 2023 - Sunday 18 February 2024
Welcome to the dawn of the space age.
From the 1950s through to the 1970s, Australia was gripped with excitement as humanity made its first forays beyond Earth’s atmosphere.
From cutting-edge scientific research to architecture, design, television and more, Out of This World explores Australia’s role in the space race.
Learn about the history of Woomera Rocket Range, see how futuristic architecture influenced Australia’s Expo pavilion in 1970, and take the kids on their very own space mission!
This event is wheelchair accessible.
50% visual content rating – Out of this World has both sound and visual components.
50% aural content rating – Out of this World has sound components.
The exhibition text and dialogue is presented in English. Exhibition visuals and sounds can be experienced without language comprehension.
The Museum is open daily from 10am to 3pm at 17 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie.
A national touring exhibition developed and presented by the National Archives of Australia.
Exhibition partner: State Library of South Australia
Exhibition supporters: The Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program and the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program, a program aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.