The Powerhouse acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the ancestral homelands upon which our museums are situated. We respect their Elders, past, present and future and recognise their continuous connection to Country.

Sydney Observatory Family Adventure

View Objects
Sydney Observatory has a long and important history of observing objects and events on Earth and in Space. But what does it mean to observe something? It means to watch something carefully or to take notice of something. That’s why we can find many instruments at the Sydney Observatory that were and still are used to observe phenomena in Space and on Earth.

To observe objects that are very far away, like planets, stars or comets, we use telescopes. The Sydney Observatory houses many of them. …