We enjoyed observing the dish immensely. It was quite wonderful to stand at the fence line while the dish moved and positioned itself. It was really amazing.
I'm an astronomy buff so this was a must see. There is a visitor centre here with some original props from "The Dish" movie and some educational displays relating to the telescope itself and the universe generally. The souvenir shop is well stocked. Also here is a 3D movie theatre and a cafe, neither of which I tried. Outside, you... More
We had a great visit here. Bringing back memories from seeing it when I was young and now taking me son. Plenty of sciencey spacey things to learn about. The had a 1/2hr 3D short film session which cost $7.50. But so worth the money. Had 4 short films on different things. My son literally sat the whole time mesmerised... More
We found our visit to be very interesting. It's clearly an iconic element of Australian science. Makes you wonder what is being done today of equal importance? The film added value. It cost 7.50 but is well worth it. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Good gift shop also. We stayed longer than we intended and would highly recommend... More
This was well worth the visit. In fact it was so good we went back a second time. Was also a great place to do some early Christmas shopping as they had a well stocked shop offering something 'different'. It was interesting and entry was free bit there was a small fee to go and watch the DVDs. Again, worth... More
A must see if driving by when travelling especially if you have seen the movie. The Dish is spectacular and although you can't go inside you can get very very close to it. We saw it being moved and it looked fantastic. Lots of activities for children to see/do. Loads of history to read up on. There is a 3D... More
We spent most of the day there, the dish it's self is awesome. The cafe had good food. There is a 3D move you can see for a fee. Everything else was free to look at. We purchased a hat and a t-shirt for a reasonable price. A great day out for all ages.
A bit disappointed we couldn't actually go into the Dish as it is a working Observatory, but there is enough to see and do to make the trip worth it. Staff helpful and informative and café has lovely food. Lots of activities for the kids.
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