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Heritage of Ballaarat Astronomical Society’s Unique Observatory


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Discover the amazing and delightful observatory and their collection of instruments, books and space endeavour models.

Safe viewing of the Sun after the tour if clear in the afternoon.

Special viewing through heritage telescopes if clear in the evening.

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Wheelchair access to the Baker Hall, Brittain House and also Restroom facilities, and the custom-built Federation–Adcock Telescope, the first public telescope for wheelchair access in Australia.

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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.
18 May - 25 May
2:00pm - 7:30pm

Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum

439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant VIC 3350
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