GDC Observatory - Gingin, Gingin

4.8
#3 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Western Australia
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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  • We spent 7 hours here on Saturday with our 3 young kids. We just loved it. So much to interact with, learn about, lots of hands on science fun. I personally loved the cosmology building with the art w...  more »
  • We visited the gravity discovery centre on a daytime trip last year and saw that there was the opportunity to do a bit of star gazing live. Taking advantage of the new moon we booked our nighttime tic...  more »
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  • 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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