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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum

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Amazing!

We just drove through Carnarvon and stopped here and it was incredible! So many interesting... read more

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Ellen B
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Great value

Our son loved this place. 9 yrs. Heaps of info and great staff. Kids interaction area that is also... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sterick68
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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Celebrating the role Carnarvon played in the NASA manned space program of the 1960's - 1970's and the role of OTC Carnarvon satellite earth station.Open seven days per week. 9am - 4pm (April - Sept) 10am - 2pm (Oct - March)Closed Christmas Day Free...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mahony Ave | Gascoyne Region, Carnarvon, Western Australia 6701, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Finally went to tracking station today, something we have been going to do for so long. So pleased we went to see the history and what actually happened back in 1966 onwards. Went in simulator which was amazing must admit was apprehensive but glad I...More

1  Thank _rcbenbow
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Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

$5 entry including free tea and coffee. Volunteer staff. Just opened so in its early days but potential is so much bigger. Can't wait for the planned expansion. Interesting array of space memorabilia but more is promised. The dish can be accessed by small stairs...More

1  Thank michealbryant
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All reviews well worth a visit free tea and coffee apollo missions interactive displays technology museum all ages satellite dish volunteer staff run by volunteers out of this world entry fee couple of hours blast from the past few hours great for kids great information vital role
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We just drove through Carnarvon and stopped here and it was incredible! So many interesting, educational and fun resources, and very interactive too! Great price and staff were really friendly and welcoming! I would definitely recommend if passing by, for all ages! So glad we...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our son loved this place. 9 yrs. Heaps of info and great staff. Kids interaction area that is also good for big kids. Best thing in carnarvan.

Thank Sterick68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here when staying in Carnarvon. Hadn't realised the part that this place had played in space communications. Lots of interesting displays which were very educational, although some appeared to be how the equipment was left when operations ceased and some additional information would...More

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Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for spending a few hours with us. I'll review the display information.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a superb museum. Loads to look at & all explained - you can go into the planetarium & also a mock up of a capsule for final countdown! Quiz & colouring for the children & heaps of informative films. Staff extremely friendly and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience you could spend hours wandering through. Kids would love this place there is the capsule you can dress up and the volunteers will take your photo then get to have a 7 minute experience in the replica capsule. One of the...More

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Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Yes if you run out of time we let you in for free the next day. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're passing through Carnarvon then you should definitely stop here. It's a combination of museum and activity center with fascinating bits and pieces from the days of the space race and lots of fun stuff for kids to do. Definitely do the Apollo take-off...More

Thank SashaN1980
Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come and see us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome worth going to see. Information presented well and lots of. run by volunteers. have fun getting dressed in a spacesuit and experiencing a space take off

Thank kat673
Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Thorough summary of the space race and the role of Carnarvon in the telecommunications area. Excellent hands on exhibits and some really interesting old newspaper articles and equipment from that era. A must see if you’re interested in man’s achievements in...More

Thank Macca6178
Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming to see us. We all work extremely hard to tell the little known story of Carnarvon in the space race. Please come back again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great place! The history and importance of this place is a must to experience. So much to take in and at a great $10/pp it's a must to visit when in Carnarvon. Fascinating!

Thank Benandjudy
Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you're happy:-)

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Run entirely by volunteers and at a low price point ($10pp), this is a great place to visit if you are interested in space and cannot afford a trip to the USA to visit one of the NASA centres. I loved the exhibits and memorabilia...More

1  Thank weetbex
Phil6701, General Manager at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are all volunteers and really appreciate that you visited us and enjoyed our museum. Yes money from the government would help greatly, but who knows when that may happen. We have received a grant that is enabling us to...More

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Pamela M
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Response from petercF258FN | Reviewed this property |
$12 i think it is run by volunteers
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diam0nd11
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Response from Phil6701 | Property representative |
Hi, Buzz Aldrin opened our museum in 2012.
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