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Welcome to Milroy Observatory

We are OPEN every clear night and operating within NSW Govt COVID Safe requirements for outside stargazing. We are taking bookings. All shows will be outside and numbers limited as per current regulations at the time. We do multiple shows a night during peak times to ensure you don't miss out. We also are available for bus groups, school excursions or incursions and have wet weather back up programs available

Learn more about our dark skies and how to identify what you can see. Locals this is a great chance to come out and check out what we do!

We are open for star gazing every clear night. This includes over the Christmas, New Year Period and Easter!

Bookings are essential

Online Bookings

Call Donna the Astronomer 0428 288 244!

Enjoy the experience of our amazing dark skies and our entertaining night sky guide Donna the Astronomer as she takes you on a journey through the southern skies!

Tours nightly - starting times vary depending on season.

Book now for the upcoming school holidays so you don't miss out!

Online Bookings

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Our very own Donna the Astronomer is featured in

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See Nebulae, Star forming regions, other galaxies, globular and open clusters and the visible planets. Learn what can be seen with a pair of binoculars! Be enthralled by star clusters, galaxies and double stars from this very dark site.

Whether you are simply passing through Coonabarabran and inquisitive about the night sky and the fuss we make of the universe or if you are organising a group activity that includes night sky viewing, the knowledgeable and friendly staff at Milroy can make this visit memorable!! Check out our reviews on Facebook, Google and TripAdvisor. Visitors are rating us 5 stars! Our shows are family friendly and hands on!

For all specialty tour operators, universities, primary and secondary schools, senior citizen groups, in fact any special interest group, Milroy will plan and tailor an experience just for you!

Planning a special occasion? Birthday, Anniversary etc let us plan and tailor an experience just for you! We have even helped with a unique wedding proposal. Looking for a different idea for a birthday gift - why not have a star party? Contact us for more information on how we can help!

Pre booking is essential to ensure your evening of night sky viewing suits the needs of your group. We work to ensure that you will be amazed by the wonders of the night skies at this unique astronomy facility, where the skies are dark and the views unbelievable!

For bookings and further information please telephone us on 0428 288 244 to discuss your requirements or E-mail us on for more details or prices.





Family friendly, dark skies and fun even when the Moon is up!

Click here for a 'Map' to Milroy Observatory.

Web Page By Milroy Observatory January 2023.