CSIRO Tidbinbilla reception and visitors centre

We manage and operate NASA’s Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, one of three tracking stations that provide continuous, two-way radio contact with spacecraft exploring our Solar System and beyond. The visitors centre is open to the public.

Main Reception

The visitors centre is open 7 days a week, from 9am to 5pm, including during school and public holidays (closed Christmas Day). Admission is free.

Tel +61 2 6201 7880


421 Discovery Drive
Paddy's River District ACT 2620

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex is at Tidbinbilla, about 35 km south-west of Canberra city.

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We will be closed from noon 22 December 2017 and re-open 10am (AEDT) on 2 Jan 2018. We wish you a safe and happy festive season.

Between Tue 2 Jan – Fri 5 Jan our phone operating hours will be 10am – 3 pm (AEDT).

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