Milroy Observatory

Milroy Observatory is home to the largest telescope in Australia that is available for public viewing. Learn about the history of this amazing 40 inch telescope as well as gazing through the telescope into the dark skies.

Milroy is located 10 kilometres north west of Coonabarabran on the Baradine Road, then turn left on to Morrisseys Road, go 200 metres then turn left at the gate with the “solar lights” and follow the road up.

Nearby events

  1. Back to the Bungles

    Saturday 22 September 2018 , Coonabarabran

    Come Back to the Bungles in September to celebrate the opening of the new Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre. Enjoy a day of family fun with markets, music, science and entertainment for the kids. Explore the park on a guided walk. J…

    22 Sep
  2. Riding the Lightwave of Technology

    Wednesday 26 September 2018 to Friday 28 September 2018 , Coonabarabran

    Riding the Lightwave of Technology brings scientists, researchers, community stakeholders, policymakers and industry leaders together to discuss the many aspects and impacts of light pollution and artificial light. During this three day co…

    26 Sep - 28 Sep
  3. StarFest

    Friday 28 September 2018 to Sunday 30 September 2018 , Coonabarabran

    During the NSW Labour day long weekend (October), Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) opens its doors to the general public. You can get up close and personal with the telescopes, instruments, astronomers and engineers at SSO. The weekend featu…

    28 Sep - 30 Sep