Below general entry pricing applicable from the 23rd May 2020

some events may have different pricing, check out the Events Page for more information about times, costs and bookings online for individual events.

Bookings  essential for all viewing at the telescopes Tuesday – Saturday also includes School Holidays ( any Australian State times.)

NB: Sunday evening viewing Bookings are not available until further notice. 15/7/2020

Come out and enjoy the wonders of the night sky through our modern and historic telescopes.

Viewing is weather dependent.

Adult Concession (Pensioner/Senior’s Card) Student (under 18 years) & Children Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) Family (2 Adults, 3-4 Children)
$30 $20 $12 $65 $70

Private Bookings

are only available if there is no Public booking on the night you would like to visit (Mondays – Thursdays)

Pricing applicable from the  23rd May 2020

Private Booking Costs start at  $320 for 2 adults.

Further charges apply if over 10 people.

Contact us for group bookings

Above Costs includes: 3D Movies, Tour of the Observatory & Telescopes, Viewing at the telescopes (weather permitting)

Viewing starts 1/2 hour after sunset, but call to confirm.


Bookings can be made by sending us an email with the number of people and contact details or calling on 03  5332 7526 or   0429 199 312, visit the contact us page for more information

We accept Cash & Direct deposits.

Prepayment can be made for a number of Events listed on our website on Trybooking.

For individual bookings or purchases alreasdy prearranged with the booking officer or pay your membership etc, you can make a direct deposit to:

Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Account Name: Ballaarat Astronomical Society Inc.

BSB: 063 507

Account Number: 1005 6172

Reference: “Your name” eg JohnSmith

Send a ’confirmation of payment’ email with your name (as given in the deposit reference), and the event name and number of tickets, visiting group, or with the name of the item you wish to make payment for.
If it is a new membership please email, post or deliver the form to the observatory.
If a purchase please include your Street/Postal address so that we can send the item to you.