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Whether you're travelling with your family, school or a tourist group, our Parkes radio telescope is a great place to visit.
The visitors centre at Parkes Observatory is open to the public 7 days a week.
If you're a fan of astronomy, the movie 'The Dish', or both, our Parkes radio telescope in the central-west region of New South Wales is a must-see destination.
Find out what's on at Parkes radio telescope and about our other astronomy events in New South Wales.
Our group programs are tailored to primary and secondary students, seniors and special interest groups.
We can provide the venue and catering, and a fabulous location, to make your next event memorable. Our rooms are suitable for 30 to 60 people.
Go to our online shop site for a great variety of quality 'Dish' souvenirs, educational resources, books and much more.
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Last updated: Last updated: 26 February 2015
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