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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

   
May 25 Memorial Day Observatory CLOSED
May 26 Sunset Walk and Talk Free admission
May 30 Public Star Party Free admission
June 2 BUILDING, GROUNDS,
AND PARKING CLOSED
Observatory CLOSED
June 5 All Space Considered Free admission

CONTINUING ACTIVITIES

   
June 7 – September 6, 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

Check out the media coverage of Griffith Observatory's 80th Anniversary.

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

Check out the presentations from our Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary celebration on GriffithTV. You can also view a video on Griffith Observatory's YouTube channel featuring images from Hubble.

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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