The Rock Regional Observatory

3778 Lockhart-the Rock Rd
The Rock New South Wales 2655
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The observatory is used for educational astronomical observation and research activities for residents and visitors.

Opening hours for this venue differ due to season, if wanting to know the current opening times, please check out The Rock Regional Observatory website.

The facility features an array of telescopes and associated domes as well as an educational space, that can be used by the general community and educational institutions to encourage interest and research in astronomy.

The project has been supported by the Community Building Partnership Program and Stronger Country Communities Fund by the NSW Government and the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.


  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Lawn / Gardens
  • Public Toilet


Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Want to know more? Ask The Rock Regional Observatory:

Your request will be submitted to the relevant operator. Please allow 24-48 hours for a reply. If you have an urgent query please call the operator on the phone number above.

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