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    Only an hour north of Perth explore the science at the centre and the stunning night skies at the Observatory

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Something for Everyone

The gravity discovery centre has something for everyone, from astronomy to Astrophysics and indigenous culture to biodiversity. There is always something new to learn at the GDC.

Daytime Attractions

Recreate a 300-year-old experiment from atop the leaning tower, explore the history of the universe in our cosmology gallery, take a walk through the wildflowers and discover the rich biodiversity of the region, or get hands on with some of the fundamental forces of in our discovery gallery.

Nighttime Attractions

Spending a night under the stars with our astronomers at the GDC observatory is an experience you will never forget. Observe planets, clusters, galaxies and nebulae as our talented staff take you on a journey throughout the cosmos.

Night Visit

Night Visit

Join our astronomers as they guide you through the cosmos at our world class stargazing facility. Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)

Aboriginal Astronomy Night

Aboriginal Astronomy Night

Join our astronomers and elder Noel Nannup as they guide you through the cosmos at our world class stargazing facility. Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)

Tame Your Telescope

Tame Your Telescope

Do you have a telescope and don't know how to use it? Tame your telescope is the class for you. Duration: 3 hours (approx)

The Life Cycle Of Stars: From Dust To Destruction

The Life Cycle Of Stars: From Dust To Destruction

Learn all about stellar evolution from the birth of stars to their spectacular death in this lecture style tour. Duration: 2.5 hours (approx)

Gravity Cafe

Great Food, Great Coffee, Great Prices, Great Atmosphere!

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Education

Primary, Secondary & Tertiary

Excursions, Incursions, recources and more. The Gravity Discovery Centre is all about education.

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News

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Wallal Exhibition Showing Now At The GDC

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Thinking Of Buying Your First Telescope? GDC Astronomer Mitch Answers One Of Our Most Frequently Asked Questions.

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