Find the Observatory

The Western Sydney University Penrith Observatory is located at the Western Sydney University, Building AO, Werrington North Campus, Great Western Highway.

» Werrington North Campus Map (opens in a new window)

Contact us

Tel: (02) 4736 0135
E-mail:r.sommer@westernsydney.edu.au

Getting here

Travelling by car

From the Sydney CBD, take the M4 Western Motorway (opens in a new window) and take the Kent Road exit.
Turn right onto Kent Road. Note that the M4 is a tollway.
Turn left from Kent Road onto the Great Western Highway.
The Werrington North campus is located on the right hand side of the Great Western Highway.
On-campus free parking is available after 6pm.

If you are attending an event at the observatory between the hours of 7am and 6pm see our staff for a parking permit.

Public parking in P1 only.
You must be parked in YELLOW marked bays ONLY.

NO PARKING ON THE GRASS.

PLEASE NOTE: Fines can be issued (enforceable by Revenue NSW (opens in a new window))  if you breach Western Sydney University Traffic and Parking Policy (opens in a new window).

Public transport is via a train to Penrith then a bus (route 774, 775, or 776) to Great Western Highway and a 1km walk.
Use Trip Planner (opens in a new window) for to check transport details. Search using "Penrith Observatory Werrington" and "Penrith Station"