The Sydney Observatory is the oldest observatory in Australia and has been in use for over 140 years.
Sydney Observatory, The Rocks
The Observatory preserves the history of astronomy in Australia including that from the Aboriginal perspective. See telescopes, read about the meaning and placement of stars in the Southern Hemisphere and see working models of our solar system.
The Observatory is also has peaceful gardens to just sit, relax and view Sydney.
For those who want to know a bit more about astronomy the Observatory offers a 3-D Space Theatre and sessions where one can see the skies at night through historic and modern telescopes. These sessions are overseen by an astronomer.