What's On

The Penrith Observatory is closed at this time. Please check this site for updates.

If you have already paid for an event you will be individually contacted.

Cost for Public Astronomy Nights:
$18.00 Adult
$12.00 Child/Concession
$50.00 Family (2 adults + 2 children), children under 3 years of age free.
Important: Parents/Carers are responsible for and must remain with their children at all times.

Current Western Sydney University staff, students and Alumni are entitled to a Concession ticket (remember to bring your staff/student ID or Alumni card with you when you attend).

Cost for Hands On Workshops
$12.00 attendee/parent/carer ticket
$17.00 child ticket (includes workshop kit)
$5.00 additional workshop kit (for parents/carers that wish to participate in the hands on component of the workshop)
Important: Parents/Carers are responsible for and must remain with their children at all times.

All public visits must be booked and prepaid online through Payments (opens in a new window).
Sorry, we do not accept cash, cheque or eftpos.

Bring a copy (paper or electronic) with you.

Payment is non refundable, however if you notify us via email penrithobservatory@westernsydney.edu.au, a minimum of 8 hours prior to the start time for the program, we can transfer your booking to another event. Please include the booking reference or receipt number  in your email.
Your transfer request email will be responded to within a week to confirm your new booking date.
Refer to our Cancellation and Transfer Policy for more information.

Please note: These event speakers/topics are subject to change without notice.
Wherever possible we will try to keep the website updated and our visitors notified of any significant changes.

Public Events Program 2022 - TBA

Date and TimeEventDescriptionRegister
7pm – 9pm
Astronomy NightThis public astronomy night includes a presentation, short 3D movie, tour of the dome and viewing of the night sky through a range of telescopes (weather permitting).
Until Further Notice

If you have a question about our programs please email penrithobservatory@westernsydney.edu.au or call (02) 4736 0135