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TastroFest – Tasmania’s Astronomy Festival

August 1, 2019 - August 3, 2019

Ticketed event.

Join us in Ulverstone for the largest astronomy festival in the country as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. This year we will be live streaming from Houston and talking with the NASA team about the Apollo mission from those who were there.

Be an Apollo 11 astronaut in VR, see NASA displays and live science shows. Our photography gallery will be on display where you can take home your own souvenir of spectacular images. Join us throughout the three days as part of a school group or as a curious guest as we have something for everyone!

Make sure you visit our website for the full schedule of events (released by July) and keep an eye out on Facebook for added activities.

School Days: 1-2 August.

General admission days (with night time sky viewing): Friday 2 August, 6pm – 9pm and Saturday 3 August, 10am – 9pm.

Ticket information released with the schedule. Note: admission purchased on the Friday night is also valid for entry on Saturday.


$10 Adults

$5 Concession/Pension/Student/Uni.

12 years and under free.

Planetarium, virtual reality and kids workshops are additional costs.


August 1, 2019
August 3, 2019




Ulverstone Stadium
1 Flora Street
West Ulverstone, Tasmania 7315 Australia
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