Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne

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#7 of 7 in Childrens Museums in Victoria
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  • The evening tours to the Observatory is run by the members of the Astronomical Society so they know their information and history very well. The telescopes are beautiful and very historical and it is ...  more »
  • It was founded in 1862 as a Scientific Research Center for Melbourne and tracked the stars and watched the weather. It was expanded in 1902 and now has 22 rooms and features the typical dome and open ...  more »
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  • An awesome piece of history with a great view! Check out their telescope viewing evenings for an intriguing, education, and beautiful stargazing experience on historic equipment. Amazing evening solo or for a family, but hits a home run as an awesome first date 👌 10/10
  • Fascinating place and well worth the visit. I didn't know that the Melbourne Observatory once had the largest steerable telescope in the world, the "Great Melbourne Telescope".
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