On 9 November 1888, the first municipal electric street lighting in Australia commenced in Tamworth. The Tamworth Powerstation Museum features displays recording the history of electricity and items reflecting the impact of the development of electricity on modern society.
The Museum was opened in 1988 and features the only two working John Fowler cross-compound under-type steam engines in the world!
The Tamworth Powerstation Museum is at 216 Peel Street, on the corner of Darling and Peel Streets in Tamworth.
Wednesday to Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
A small admission fee applies.
Phone: (02) 6766 8324 during Museum hours, or
Tamworth Regional Gallery, phone: (02) 6767 5459