Only an hour north of Perth explore the science at the centre and the stunning night skies at the ObservatoryBOOK NOW
Recreate a 300-year-old experiment from atop the leaning tower, explore the history of the universe in our cosmology gallery, take a walk through the wildflowers and discover the rich biodiversity of the region, or get hands on with some of the fundamental forces of in our discovery gallery.
Spending a night under the stars with our astronomers at the GDC observatory is an experience you will never forget. Observe planets, clusters, galaxies and nebulae as our talented staff take you on a journey throughout the cosmos.
Join our astronomers as they guide you through the cosmos at our world class stargazing facility. Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
Aboriginal Astronomy Night
Join our astronomers and elder Noel Nannup as they guide you through the cosmos at our world class stargazing facility. Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
Tame Your Telescope
Do you have a telescope and don't know how to use it? Tame your telescope is the class for you. Duration: 3 hours (approx)
The Life Cycle Of Stars: From Dust To Destruction
Learn all about stellar evolution from the birth of stars to their spectacular death in this lecture style tour. Duration: 2.5 hours (approx)
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Primary, Secondary & Tertiary
Excursions, Incursions, recources and more. The Gravity Discovery Centre is all about education.
The jets of Enceladus
Credits: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, and G. Villanueva (NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center). Image Processing: A. Pagan (STScI). NEW JAMES […]Read More ›
GDC & Observatory CLOSED Thursday 20th April for the Eclipse
The Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory will be closed on Thursday 20th April an event. You can watch our livestream […]Read More ›
Bringing the Total Solar Eclipse to WA and the World
The Grand Eclipse Expedition of 2023 by Richard (Rick) Tonello Chief Astronomer GDC Observatory On the 20th April 2023, […]Read More ›
A slow transient Magnetar has been found with the MWA
Ok so my suggestion to name this object LGM (Little Green Men) 2 was declined by my team Haha but […]Read More ›