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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.

Griffith Observatory closed until further notice.

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February 5, 2021
7:30 p.m. PST
All Space Considered Watch Remote Only
All activities are canceled until further notice
Stay in touch with Griffith Observatory's programs on line
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October 2 - June 4 2019-20 School Program Reservations Required
Not Currently Offered Let's Make a Comet Program Free admission

For other activities, please view our Calendar page.


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

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


Observatory News Archives A listing of prior events and activities.

Follow Griffith Observatory TV! Watch live and archived events.


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

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

No Drones It is illegal to fly a drone anywhere in Griffith Park.

Griffith Observatory
2800 East Observatory Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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