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Griffith Observatory

Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Visitors can look through telescopes, explore exhibits, see live shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium, and enjoy spectacular views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign.

Admission to the building, grounds, and parking is always FREE.
Tuesday - Friday, 12:00 Noon - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

   
March 20 Spring Equinox Press Events Free admission
March 28 Public Star Party Free admission
March 30 Cesar Chavez Day Holiday Observatory Closed
March 31 Sunset Walk and Talk Free admission
April 3 All Space Considered Free admission
April 16 BUILDING, GROUNDS,
AND PARKING CLOSED
Observatory Closed

CONTINUING ACTIVITIES

   
March 27 – April 5, 2015 Let's Make a Comet Program Free admission
October 2014 – June 2015 Fifth-Grade School Program ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

For other activities, please view our Calendar page.

ASTRONOMY NEWS

Weekly Sky Report Describes what is visible in the Los Angeles evening sky.

Did you find a meteorite? Check out this site for information.

Griffith Observatory Architecture Book

OBSERVATORY NEWS

Get your copy of the new book about Griffith Observatory architecture!

Observatory News Archives A listing of prior events and activities.

Follow Griffith Observatory TV! Watch live and archived events.

VISITOR INFORMATION

Free WiFi The observatory offers free WiFi service on its exterior.

No Smoking All forms of smoking - including e-cigarettes - are prohibited.




Griffith Observatory
2800 East Observatory Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
213-473-0800



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