"Sydney Observatory" Sydney Observatory Tip by saw50st8

Sydney Observatory, Sydney: 6 reviews and 14 photos


A nice small museum located in the rocks. The outside is beautifully landscaped. The inside has some nice information on the night skies and telescopes. This was especially interesting to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere who dont get to see the southern cross.

The museum takes about 30 minutes to go through (unless you stop and read every plaque in full detail -- then maybe about 45 minutes). Best of all, its free!

10.00am ? 5.00pm Monday to Friday
10.00am ? 5.00pm Saturday, Sunday and school holidays
Open every day except Christmas day

Not a must see by any means, but a nice museum nontheless.

Address: Watson Road, Observatory Hill, The Rocks
Directions: above The Rocks Area up through the "Argyle cut"
Phone: (02)9921-3485
Website: http://www.sydneyobservatory.com.au/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 13, 2006
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