Opening hours and visitor information for Parkes Observatory
The Visitors Centre is open with physical distancing and other precautions in place.
New safety measures during COVID-19
We're implementing a range of new safety measures during COVID-19 at our Parkes Observatory Visitors Centre.
Things to see and do at Parkes Observatory
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.
Bring your group to Parkes radio telescope
Our group programs are tailored to primary and secondary students, seniors and special interest groups.