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The Australia Telescope Compact Array

1828 Yarrie Lake Rd, Narrabri, New South Wales 2390, Australia
+61 2 6790 4000
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Videos to watch when raining outside

Very interesting Visitor Centre, free entry. Many short videos to watch when raining or too hot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RoselineCBR
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Canberra, Australia
Interesting and fum

We had the place to ourselves, wondering around at our leisure, reading all the signs, looking at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louise M
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1828 Yarrie Lake Rd, Narrabri, New South Wales 2390, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting Visitor Centre, free entry. Many short videos to watch when raining or too hot outdoors. Worth the visit. Cheap post cards of the sky $1 each.

Thank RoselineCBR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the place to ourselves, wondering around at our leisure, reading all the signs, looking at different models and taking pictures of the telescopes.

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I went here in January for the first time in around 20 years. It was a Sunday morning in scorching hot weather & although the visitor center was unmanned i was pleasantly surprised to find it open. It was a great escape from the heat...More

Thank CharlieHerb
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Looking into the night sky has always amazed me. The beauty is without depth and the stunning constellations and collections are breathtaking. On a recent visit through NSW, we had the chance to visit the Radio Array. Being a Tech nut the shear size and...More

Thank Malcolm-n-Shelley
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I went to this place couple of months ago and I found it very interesting. Although I am not an astronomy enthusiast but still this subject fascinates me. I went to a number of similar centers around Australia but this one was very interesting. I...More

Thank ChrisVidal
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing experience for one and all. We would highly recommend the trip and time out at this spot. Kids loved the experience to understand the history and also enjoyed the movie and information provided. A must see if you're into science, discovery...More

Thank seelan n
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I found this place interesting. If you are into astronomy/astrology, you will love it. It has a number of big satellite dishes that move along rail tracks. Throughout the area there are other small dishes that are interactive and informative. I have been here twice...More

1  Thank JoseandKathie
Reviewed 30 December 2016

A moving experience. Was the only person there as it was early and I really felt quite small compared to the universe and what these people do for a living.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We spent about an hour looking at the Giant telescopes and in the Information centre. You can see 5 Telescopes and watch them move on their tracks. The information centre is very informative and includes a film about the Telescopes.It is free entry to the...More

Thank maureenjay
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Unfortunately the visitor information centre was unmanned and the video was not operating properly, so it was a bit difficult to understand several things.

Thank Barbara B
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