Discover the wonders of space with your big and little stars.
In this 90 minute tour beginning at 6.15pm, you and your kids will have fun with rockets and see some of the wonderful objects in the twilight sky through our telescopes. The tour includes the Planetarium, telescope viewing* and rocket launching*.
For tours until 31 October 2017
For tours from 1 November 2017
NB: 8.15pm Night Tours can be booked here.
* Tours are held regardless of the weather. If viewing through the telescopes is not possible due to sky conditions, the tour still proceeds with a tour of the night sky in our planetarium and other fun family activities. 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.
Please be on time as the tour starts from inside the Observatory building shortly after the doors open. 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.
Terms and conditions are available here.