Special events & School Holiday Program

  • New Years Eve 2014 at Sydney Observatory
    FULLY BOOKED! New Years Eve 2014 at Sydney Observatory : A special MEMBERS ONLY event is now sold out.
  • Astronomy for teachers: a minds-on workshop!
    Hone your astronomy skills on Thursday 27 November, 6 to 8:30pm, by participating in this workshop designed for teachers. The evening includes viewing through Sydney Observatory‚Äôs large telescope in the dome and a small portable telescope will be used to familiarise teachers with this technology and each teacher will receive a planisphere (star map) and …
  • Dreamtime astronomy: a planetarium and stargazing experience
    This new one hour tour allows everyone to engage with the Dreamtime Stories of the night sky. The tour is run by our Aboriginal Astronomy guides on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings and includes a planetarium and telescope experience.
  • Celestial Summer Night Programs
    January 2015 is predicted to be hot, hot hot. So get out and about to Sydney Observatory and enjoy the evening telescope viewing, hearing amazing stories of the night sky and soaking up the atmosphere in one of the most important heritage and scientific sites in Australia.













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