Discover the wonders of the night sky with your family and enjoy immersive astronomy experiences alongside expert Observatory guides.
Family Night Tours start at 6.15pm and last 1.5 hours. The tour includes the Planetarium, telescope viewing (weather permitting)* and a dome tour. The tour starts from inside the Observatory building. The doors open 15 minutes prior to the night visit. Night visits need to be booked and pre-paid. Bookings, including group bookings, can be made up to three months in advance online or by calling Sydney Observatory (02) 9217 0111.
The doors open 15 minutes prior to the night visit and you are encouraged to arrive at this time to view the exhibition. Night visits need to be booked and pre-paid.
NB: 8.15pm tours can be booked here.
* Tours are held regardless of the weather. If viewing through the telescopes is not possible due to sky conditions, other activities will be arranged. Tickets are non-refundable but may be exchanged or rain checked for patrons who contact the Observatory prior to 12 noon on the day of their tour.
Terms and conditions are available here.