Opening hours and visitor information for Parkes Observatory
The Visitors Centre is open. COVID-19 restriction apply
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.