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Perth Observatory, Bickley
Categories: Observatories, Museums
Located east of Perth in Bickley, Perth Observatory is Western Australia’s oldest observatory. It has served WA for 119 years and remains actively involved in the service of public education through day tours for schools and night-sky tours for the public. The observatory was entered on the state’s Heritage Register in 2005 and has been recognized for its scientific, cultural, and historical significance which includes co-discovering the rings of Uranus, and a member of NASA’s International Planetary Patrol Program. Put Perth Observatory at the forefront of your travel plans using our Bickley itinerary maker.
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For my Husbands 60th Birthday present I adopted a star through the Perth Observatory. Part of the adoption is a night of your choosing where you are able to have a private star gazing night with a vol... read more »
Took my mum as a gift. Booked the evening tour with full moon viewing. The tour guides were excellent very passionate knowledgeable and took great pride in there passion. If your interested in the nig... read more »
I chose the night with no moon, great choice we saw the stars little cloud in the sky but we got through. the volunteers who took us for the tour were excellent and very informative we will do this ag... read more »
lucky we still have this place, after the government stopped funding. the volunteers are doing an excellent job keeping it open for tours and star viewing nights. look forward to more involvement in time to come.
Definitely worth going on a night tour. The tours are very well run, organised by knowedgible volunteers who are able to show you some great sights.
The guides are very knowledgeable and there is lots to see
An amazing tour of the stars and sky, highly recommend visiting during a dark night for a truly amazing view!
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