Visiting our telescopes

See astronomy and space exploration in action, look around exhibitions, catch a movie, take in great views, and lots more, at our telescope visitors centres.

  • Canberra Space Centre

    Spend a day exploring space, and find out about the important role Australia plays in communicating with spacecraft.

    Primary topic: Canberra Space Centre

  • Australia Telescope Compact Array

    The Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA), at the Paul Wild Observatory, is an array of six 22-m antennas used for radio astronomy. It is located about 25 km west of the town of Narrabri in rural NSW (about 500 km north-west of Sydney).

    Primary topic: Australia Telescope Compact Array

  • Parkes Observatory Visitors Centre

    Whether you're travelling with your family, school or a tourist group, our Parkes radio telescope is a great place to visit.

    Primary topic: Parkes Observatory Visitors Centre


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