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The Australia Telescope Compact Array

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Go & use the Whispering Ears.

If you are in this part of the world are you visit to this facility is highly recommended... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Don M
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Sydney, Australia
Aussies at the forefront

We knew little of this place and suspect that we're not the only ones The display and information... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
deetee632
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

If you are in this part of the world are you visit to this facility is highly recommended . Definitely try the whispering ears exhibit particularly if you have children.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Don M
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We knew little of this place and suspect that we're not the only ones The display and information is well worth the short trip out there and is indicative of what Aussies can do and are doing. The sheer scope of what is being done...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deetee632
Reviewed 9 October 2018

is a long way out of town then you need to travel back to the main road. Not much there except a the 5 telescopes in a row. No one at the office so you have a quick look and that's it. not sure what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The CSIRO radio telescopes are an amazing site to see. Visiting the information centre and watching the short cinema presentation was very interesting and informative. Well worth the drive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Antico1815
Reviewed 20 August 2018

If in the area worth diverting to. Stunning view, how often do you get to see 6 satellites in a row.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank linda_clarky
Reviewed 9 August 2018

the telescopes were an interesting land mark. if you bring your kids there is a lot of edu things for them to do.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank harrisonjamessky
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This was an informative place to visit and had quite a bit to see and read about including the telescopes. Short movie was included. walking around outside we saw lots of wildlife, mainly kangaroos/ wallabies but most impressive, an echidna.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Machere74
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Excellent venue to visit. Very user friendly, cinema shows a very detailed informative doco which answers any questions you might have. Expect to spend up to an hour at this location. Very well maintained, lots of parking including space for the caranners.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 317Bothers
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Looking for something to surprise the kids with when travelling the Newell Highway in northwest NSW. Stopping at the Australian Telescope outside Narrabri is pretty cool for any space nerd! Telescopes that move automatically on train tracks. Explanations of how radio transmissions are tracking action...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hawkeye4077
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Talk about out in the paddock, this place is well worth the 20 km drive, go this way to or from Wee Waa and you won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jenny f
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