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Rocket Launch
Credit: Swinburne

Public AstroTours

We run public AstroTours during the Easter, winter, spring and summer school holidays. Public AstroTours are suitable for adults and children over seven years of age. Due to limited seating, bookings are essential!


Seats available:55 (max)
Duration:50 minutes
Suitable for:Ages 6 years and over
Cost:$10 per person (inc GST)

AstroTour 2018 Dates

Thursday 15 March @ 11.30am - Free to Swinburne staff only - to commemorate the launch of the OzSTAR supercomputer Book
Wednesday 4 April @ 2pm
Tuesday 10 April @ 10am
Tuesday 10 April @ 2pm
Wednesday 11 April @ 10am
Wednesday 11 April @ 2pm


To book a place in one of our public AstroTour sessions, choose the session you would like to attend and contact

T: (03) 9214 5569
F: (03) 9214 8797

You will need to provide your name, phone number, and number of tickets required. Payment can be made by cash or cheque (made out to ’Swinburne University’) on the day. If you are not able to attend on the day, or need to cancel your booking, please let as know as soon as possible as there may be other people on the waiting list for our public sessions.

Follow our directions to Swinburne University and the VR theatre on the day of your booking.

More information

The Centre also offers specialised tours for clubs, special interest groups and associations. For details and pricing, contact:

Associate Professor Alan Duffy
T: (03) 9214 3876
F: (03) 9214 8797