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Winter School Holiday Program 2021

29th June – 10th July

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

4.30-7.00pm Program

Saturday 10th July only 9-11pm is a later session to take a peek look at Saturn and Jupiter during a New Moon. They are both rising earlier now as they head towards opposition, their closest approach to Earth in August, Saturn 2nd August, Jupiter 20th August.

Looking for something to do in the holidays? The Observatory will run our Nerdy Science Activities through the School holidays. Astronomy activities for children. Learn about different types of telescopes, rocket launching and more. Astronomy Movies. Viewing at the telescopes.


29 Jun 2021 - 10 Jul 2021

439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant, VIC 3350Get directions


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.