Ballarat Municipal Observatory & Museum, Ballarat

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Ballarat Municipal Observatory & Museum Reviews
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  • December 9, 2016
    We did the evening tour and viewing at the Ballarat Observatory a few weeks ago and it was terrific. Our host was very animated and excited by the whole thing, we could tell he liked his job. The nigh...  more »
  • November 21, 2016
    Very impressed with the knowledge of both staff we met. Very friendly as well. The children loved it. Except that in summer, the sun sets late, and by the time we finished, it was past 10pm and the we...  more »
  • September 5, 2016
    The highlight of the night was definitely the presenter. He was clearly passionate about astronomy, and science in general, and his passion was contagious. Every question or comment was valued and som...  more »
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  • August 12, 2017
    Unfortunately it was too overcast to use the telescope. Had to watch movies about science subjects, would have been alot better if we at least got to see a movie about the stars or planets etc. We came to visit Ballarat to see the observatory. Disappointed.
  • October 1, 2016
    Very professional and insightful. We had a great time learning about the planets, telescopes and we got to view Saturn and Mars. I highly recommend this place! Thank you
  • June 11, 2017
    The cubs had a wounderful time
  • February 10, 2017
    Fun experience, learnt a lot about telescopes and the stars.
  • June 6, 2017
    Good

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