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Welcome to Milroy Observatory

Join us and allow our guide to share 'our universe' with you using the largest pubic access optical telescope in Australia !!

Whether you are simply passing through Coonabarabran and inquisitive about the night sky and the fuss we make of the universe or if you are organising a group activity that includes night sky viewing, the knowledgeable and friendly staff at Milroy can make this visit memorable!!.

For astronomical societies, astro-photographers, specialty tour operators, universities, primary and secondary schools, senior citizen groups, in fact any special interest group, Milroy will plan and tailor an experience just for you!

Pre booking is essential to ensure your evening of night sky viewing suits the needs of your group. We can ensure that you will be amazed by the wonders of the night skies at this unique astronomy facility, where the skies are dark and telescope is 'Big'.

You and your group can stay at Milroy Observatory in the luxuriously appointed Milroy Homestead, with inclusions of transfers, viewing nights, telescope time, tours of surrounding attractions and other telescopes.

Select the Accommodation link above for details.

For bookings and further information please telephone us on 0428 288 244 to discuss your requirements or E-mail us on for more details or prices.

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Stars over the dome at Milroy Observatory.

Click here for a 'Map' to Milroy Observatory.

Web Page By Milroy Observatory Jan 2018.