Welcome to the Ballarat Observatory

3D Movies, Star Parties, Lectures, Night Sky Viewing and much more..

134th Year

“Discover the Amazing Universe.”

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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.

Online Gift Voucher.

 

Daytime : Open from 2.30pm -6.00pm Tuesday, Thursday

From 5.00pm Saturday. Closed tonight Sat 8th February.

Closed during the daytime when the weather forecast predicts temperatures over 35 degrees.

Closed from 6pm if no evening bookings.

Evening bookings now begin at 8.00pm. Bookings essential by 5pm on the day on 0429 199 312 or by our contact page

See below for available further day and night programs/events.

Bookings taken for school and community groups any time.

What’s on at the Observatory

To Subscribe to our Events listing click here to download the iCal Calendar onto your iPhone, iPad or Computer

Fauna and Firmament Tours

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Group bookings for other times call on 0429 199 312.

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  Projects & Donations

Donations

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SUNRISE & SUNSET TIMES BALLARAT

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LIGHT POLLUTION -WHAT IS IT?

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WHATS UP THIS MONTH?

February

Earlier Diary of Phenomena