Heritage Weekend 25th & 26th May


Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences and is part of every cultures history and roots.

Activities will include some of the oldest stories about the night sky in the Southern Hemisphere.

Viewing the night sky with the historical telescopes including the Baker Telescope on Saturday evening.

The Mt Pleasant Historical group will have an exhibition about Mt Pleasant and members of the group will be present on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 2pm.

Times: Observatory open from

10.00am Saturday

2.00pm Sunday

Evening viewing program from5.30pm.

Days: Saturday and Sunday : Talk at 3.00-3.30pm about the Boorong Night Sky Stories. Free talk.


5.30pm Evening program viewing costs $25 Adults, $18 concession, $12 Students $60 Family 2A &2S

Accessibility info: Wheelchair accessible, 2 easy steps into lecture hall and no steps at Federation- Adcock disability telescope. Baker Telescope not suitable for people who cannot climb stairs.

Bookings online at  TRYBOOKING



First Heritage Weekend held in 2014