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Mount Stromlo Observatory
Mt. Stromlo Observatory via Cotter Road, Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ranked #72 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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If you are into Telescopes, then a visit here is a must. A walk around the area take you past the 2003 fire damage and the new telescopes. Walkers and Mountain Bike riders have plenty of terrain.
“A sad place because of the losses in bushfires”
This is an amazing site but so much of the historic telescopes and buildings have been destroyed in bushfires and not replaced. So sad to see so much lost that cannot be replaced. So much scientific...
“Disappointing visit - all closed up”
We were not aware that there had been bushfires that had destroyed some of the telescopes in the past, and it was our first visit to Mount Stromlo. The sign on the building's door simply said closed...