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Informative displays of Australias space tracking history

A well set out display depictinfelements of the moon landing and replica and real equipment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pleasant place to visit

While not as active in the past, it had an interesting display. It also has nice views on a sunny... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Gordon, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cotter Rd, Weston Creek, ACT, Canberra 2611, Australia
+61 2 6125 0230
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worst dinner experience ever. They took a booking but when we arrived we were told there would be no hot food for a half hour. Most of their limited menu was unavailable apart from some pre-made sandwiches which were a stale and cold pies. The...More

Thank Joan_from_Adelaide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe has terrible menu with all premade food. Very expensive with very little to show for it. Waiter spills coffee all over the table then does not say anything, another customer had to give us tissues to clean up. No apologies nothing. Request smoothies from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well set out display depictinfelements of the moon landing and replica and real equipment displays. Attached cafe was great too

Thank Penycraig
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent views and fascinating - beware if aiming for cafe/coffee - website + sign at main entrance says 7 days, but only open Fri-Sun (assume winter hours)

Thank Steve B
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

While not as active in the past, it had an interesting display. It also has nice views on a sunny day.

Thank cannotenteraname
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Such a long way to go for very little. The Observatory was burnt out in a bushfire and now the suburbs are encroaching so going to this place for an overpriced sandwich is not worth it.

Thank SirRacket
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This cafe has recently changed hands and the service has improved considerably. Staff are very friendly and their menu is perfect for this sort of cafe.It is a small cafe with limited kitchen so they have lots of snacks such as soups, croissants, egg &...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

What a fascinating tour! You get to see multimillion dollar equipment up close with a tour through labs, see a satellite, see the space simulation chamber and walk through the site of semi restored buildings after the 2003 fires. The tour guides work at the...More

1  Thank TravelBug282
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the first of Canberra’s western suburbs to be confronted by the 2003 firestorm, this is a place of contrasts. From the observatories and telescopes to the newly constructed university facilities, this is a place worth driving to. If you have more than a...More

Thank Simon-in-Civic
Reviewed May 11, 2018

There's not much at this place. A few burnt out or empty buildings and an overpriced cafe. The location is nice though. Great for walking and mountain biking.

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