Sydney Observatory

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1003 Upper Fort Street, MILLERS POINT NSW 2000

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Tourism - Millers Point, NSW

Tourist Destination in Millers Point, Sydney Observatory is part of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS) which has space theatre, exhibitions about astronomy, meteorology and a whole lot more.

Sydney Observatory is a museum and public observatory with an important role in astronomy education and public telescope viewing. It contains an 1874 29cm lens telescope, a 42cm computer-controlled telescope and a hydrogen-alpha solar telescope, able to be viewed through by visitors during booked sessions.

Sydney Observatory also provides a virtual reality 3-D space theatre, exhibitions about astronomy, meteorology and the history of Sydney Observatory, digital planetarium, lecture theatrette, souvenir shop and beautiful gardens. Engaging Astronomy, Dreamtime astronomy, Measuring the Weather and Archaeology tours are able to be booked by schools, community groups and individuals.

Sydney Observatory Exhibitions:

• Historic Site

• Telescopes

• Planetarium

• Flag Staff and Time Ball

If you are looking for a travel destination in the heart of Sydney, contact or visit Sydney Observatory today.

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