“Discover the Amazing Universe.”
Observatory Response to the 2019-2020 Australian Fires
Visit Ballarat and come to Observatory Museum
Learn about the Cosmos with our 3D Astrotour theatre
View planets & stars with our modern & historical telescopes.
The Observatory will be closed until further notice as a result of the Coronavirus and the possible transmission of the Virus to the wider circle of people that our Demonstrators support in the community.
Current bookings can be refunded or held over and a Raincheck made available. When the Social Distance advice is no longer in place the Observatory will reconsider our opening hours.
What’s on at the Observatory
- ‘Little Stars’ Weekly Program on February 27, 2020 1:00 pm
- Best Nights for Saturday Viewing Feb-Dec on February 29, 2020 8:00 pm
- GLOBE at Night on May 14, 2020 8:00 pm
- Comet C/2019 Y4 (Atlas) on May 28, 2020 6:45 am
- Heritage Weekend 30th May 2020 on May 30, 2020 2:30 pm
- Asteroid Day June 30th on June 27, 2020 5:00 pm
- International Observe the Moon Night 2020 on September 26, 2020 7:00 pm
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Please note that bookings are essential. Bookings can be made by sending us an email with the number of people and contact details or calling us, visit the contact us page for more information
Group bookings for other times call on 0429 199 312.