THINGS TO DO IN BALLARAT
Ballarat Municipal Observatory And Museum
For over 100 years, the Observatory has served the Ballarat community and for the last 60 years it has been managed by the Ballaarat Astronomical Society. Apart from its astronomical use, the Observatory buildings and telescopes are of great historical interest, and were classified by the National Trust in 1989, and added to the Historic Buildings Register in 1992.
Ballarat Observatory has the first telescope built in Australia for disability access, which is also suitable for those who can no longer climb ladders or are too small for some of the older telescopes.
Leading 3D Astrotour movies will have you on the edge of your seat and amaze you as you discover the amazing universe.
The Observatory can host your next birthday party, unusual wedding, end of year function, or any celebration or reason for a party you might have.
Summer viewing is late due to daylight saving time.
Ballarat Municipal Observatory And Museum is just a 5 minute taxi/rideshare or car ride, or 25 minute walk from Prospect Cottage Ballarat.
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