Corporate entry Ballarat Municipal Observatory (1886 - )
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
- Astronomy or Space Science
- Ballarat Municipal Observatory is located on the corner of Magpie and Cobden Streets, Mount Pleasant, Ballarat.
The Ballarat Municipal Observatory was established in Mount Pleasant, Ballarat, with financial support from James Oddie. The Observatory was opened to the public in 1886. The Observatory features 16 stained-glass windows that were donated between 1914 and 1929.
Controlling Corporate Bodies
- Orchiston, Wayne, A Brief Outline of the History of the Ballarat Observatory (Melbourne: Astronomical Society of Victoria, Historical Section, 1982). Details
Created: 8 January 2002, Last modified: 17 June 2010