Mount Stromlo Heritage Walk

Sunday 21 January 2018, 09:30am - 11:30am

Mt Stromlo Observatory is a Canberra icon, the oldest scientific institution in Canberra.

The site is highly significant, being listed on the Commonwealth Heritage List and having been assessed as having potential national values.

For this tour, our guide, Amy Jarvis, ANU Heritage Officer, will lead us on the Mt Stromlo Heritage Trail stopping at key points of interest along the way. You will learn about the history and scientific aspects of this interesting place, while taking in the natural beauty of Mt Stromlo, and the stunning views over Canberra.

Sunday, January 21 at 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Cost $7

Meet: Car park opposite Visitor Centre and 74 Inch dome, Mt Stromlo Rd.

Length and terrain: 1-2hours, mainly sealed paths or easy grass terrain, one some short ascent to Oddie Dome.

Bad weather: The guide will be at the meeting point where a decision will be made as to whether to proceed or postpone.