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Sport: More Than Heroes and Legends

Start Date 26 September 2003
End Date 18 July 2004
Venue Powerhouse Museum
Location Sydney, Australia
A display case of Australian sports kits are worn wired metal mannequins. The right side of the case displays three prosthetic legs.

Sport: more than heroes and legends is a celebration of this nation’s outstanding sporting history. Over 500 items are on display, loaned from the MCG’s Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum, New South Wales Hall of Champions, private and corporate collections and the Powerhouse Museum’s stores, featuring treasured objects from the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

Unmask the heroes and legends, hear their stories, some familiar, some forgotten and some unknown. Learn some new sporting tips and skills or discover something you never knew about your favourite sport. Visitors have the chance to participate, you’ll get hands-on experience of scientific phenomena, have the opportunity to relive sports magic moments and find out how your body works when you play sport.