Perth Observatory | Guided Museum Tour - Experience Perth Hills 2 February 2024
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Perth Observatory Guided Museum Tour

Perth Observatory | Guided Museum Tour

On this FREE tour, you’ll learn about Perth Observatory, with stories from Mt Eliza (1896 to 1965), our move to Bickley in 1966 and what we’ve done since then.

Learn about timekeeping the Perth Observatory did and why it was important.

Learn about how photos were taken of the night sky and how they are taken today.

Learn about the Mundrabilla Meteorite and meteors.

You can admire the beauty of the 1729 Atlas Coelestis, the first Star Atlas ever printed, from the work of John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer Royal at the Greenwich Observatory in Great Britain.

For further information, visit the website.

Hourly Schedule

Sundays only

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