Celebrating Heritage and History in the Central Highlands
Who: Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum
This year the Observatory celebrates its 135th birthday! Come along and explore the Central Highlands heritage including industrial and science heritage and history.
Special talks, displays and activities will be held across the weekend. Observing through our historic and modern disability access telescope will be available. A beautiful crescent moon will be viewable through the Baker Telescope if clear. The Third Rock Cafe will be open for refreshments.
Special Opening night:
Wednesday 26th May, 2.30pm – 7.00pm
Special opening night for the Total Eclipse of the Moon with a talk about eclipses and historical information about past and future events in Ballarat including the Sun and Moon.
Additional Open Nights in May
- Thursday 20th May, 2.30pm – 7.00pm
- Saturday 21st May, 2.30pm – 7.00pm
- Wednesday 26th May, 2.30pm – 7.00pm
- Thursday 27th May, 2.30pm – 7.00pm
- Saturday 29th May, 2.30pm – 7.00pm