Stellar Nights


Please note that all winter sessions of Stellar Nights are now sold out.

Guided Tours at Melbourne Observatory

Embark on a captivating journey through time and space with our guided tours at the Melbourne Observatory.

Dating back to 1861, discover the Melbourne Observatory’s significant place in Victoria’s history and its continued importance as a cultural and heritage site.

Experience two of the iconic telescopes housed in the buildings of the Observatory and learn how to use a telescope yourself on the Observatory Viewing Lawn. Delve into distant nebulae, lunar landscapes, and planetary wonders.

Join the Astronomical Society of Victoria’s passionate guides for an unforgettable night, where the present, history and cosmos converge.

Presented by Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and The Astronomical Society of Victoria.

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