Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory (GDC) is an exciting science education centre and public observatory just one hour north of Perth and is home to the Leaning Tower of Gingin. Visitors experience hands-on science exhibits and learn about the latest discoveries in science, astronomy and technology and their relevance to everyday life.

Recent commitment by the Western Australian state government will help facilitate the construction of Yokalarang, seven Mia Mia’s, traditional Aboriginal accommodation built in modern materials, to allow for overnight stays on-site.

The GDC is a premier science education centre in Western Australia for Physics and Astronomy and the only centre in Australia with a focus on Gravity and Cosmology.

The GDC is becoming a well-known tourism destination as well as an ideal location for families to enjoy a rewarding educational experience. The GDC is repeatedly mentioned in the Tourism Western Australia’s Development Priorities as a site deserving “special focus”.

Facilities

Barbeque Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Electric Vehicle Charging Point Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Interactive Centre Non Smoking Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Wheelchair access

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business EcoStar Accreditation

Rates

From AU$14.00

Prices vary between day time visits and night time visits. Family, student and concession discounts are available.

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Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory, Gingin, Western Australia

Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory

Gingin

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