GDC Observatory - Gingin, Gingin

#4 of 10 in Childrens Museums in Western Australia
Observatory · Hidden Gem · Museum
The GDC Observatory is part of the Gravity Precinct and shares this special piece of pristine bushland with the Gravity Discovery Centre, AIGO research centre and the famous Zadko telescope enabling visitors to experience science in an extraordinary number of ways.

The Observatory boasts a fully retractable roof, state of the art telescopes and amazing WA dark sky offering visitors a world class astronomy experience. Souvenirs are available for purchase at the GDC shop.

The Observatory, is situated at Yeal, between Yanchep National Park and the township of Gingin. Twelve kilometres off Indian Ocean Drive (Wanneroo Road) and twenty five kilometres from Brandt Highway (near the Gingin turnoff), we are within an hour to an hour and a half from Perth and surrounds providing close access to have this truly unique experience.
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  • Attended an astronomy session with my 10 year old son which started at 8pm and went until around 10.30pm. The introuductory presentation was informative and each of the astronomers were very...  more »
  • Take the time to go out of town slightly to the GDC Observatory. Ensure you book as there are times when it is not open. You can wander around the displays inside and learn all about space (great...  more »
  • Nice place to visit. also check out the gingin townsite nice park with great places to eat and drink
  • Great for kids

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