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Sydney Observatory, Sydney

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Observatory · Hidden Gem · Museum
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Gaze at two spectacular sights from the Sydney Observatory: outer space and Sydney Harbour. The stately stone building with copper domes houses two telescopes, providing views of constellations, the Moon, planets, and nebulae on clear nights. Take an interactive astronomy lesson in the 3-D space theater and enter the planetarium for interstellar entertainment. Of course, take earthly pleasure in the vista you'll have over the harbor too. To visit Sydney Observatory on your trip to Sydney, use our Sydney route planning site.
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  • Six of us did the night tour which we all enjoyed. We had a good look around all the displays and exhibits on display which was very interesting before we did the tour with guide. The guide was very.....  more
    Six of us did the night tour which we all enjoyed. We had a good look around all the displays and exhibits on display which was very interesting before we did the tour with guide. The guide was very.....  more »
  • The weather was nice and I could see entire city from Sydney observatory. Everything was so so perfect 
    The weather was nice and I could see entire city from Sydney observatory. Everything was so so perfect  more »
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  • Visited a while ago. Very well preserved. Facilities and information provided. Great lookout of the Barbour views. Nice walk and fresh air that is just in the city. Definitely recommend a visit.
  • A great experience for the whole family. Plenty to see and very informative. Lots from a historical and scientific point of view. Incredible views of the harbour and it wasn’t too busy when we went on the weekend and the staff are great. Free entry and open from 10am to 5pm

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