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Sydney Observatory Astronomy Daytime Tour

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

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Visit the Sydney Observatory to explore space and astronomy in the Planetarium and a telescope viewing of the sun or a city landmark, depending on weather. The Planetarium session also provides a taste of what will be visible in the sky later that night. All ages are welcome during this family-friendly experience. Select a tour time when booking.

About This Deal

Visit: Sydney Observatory, 1003 Upper Fort St Millers Point NSW, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Arrive at the Sydney Observatory for your selected showtime in the Planetarium.

You'll watch a short movie about space and astronomy, and enjoy a telescope viewing from one of the telescope domes. Depending on the weather on the day of your tour, you can safely view the sun through solar telescopes, seeing any spots and flares on the sun that day, or view a Sydney landmark through a modern computerized telescope. If you're in a Planetarium session, you'll also hear a bit about what will be visible in the sky that night. 

The 4:15 session also includes a new Australian documentary called 'Capturing the Cosmos.' All sessions last approximately 30 minutes. Tours are led by qualified astronomers who are happy to answer any questions about space. The specific program of movies may vary for operational reasons.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required; the passenger must have their own carer
  • Telescope viewings are subject to weather conditions
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney Observatory

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

30 minutes

Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Need To Know

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.