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 and grounds is always FREE.
Tuesday - Friday, 12:00 Noon - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
For other activities, please view our Calendar page.
On February 12, the Observatory hosted a talk by Dr. Alan Stern, leader of NASA’s historic New Horizons mission to Pluto. Check out the livestream video from the event.
Free WiFi The observatory offers free WiFi service on its exterior.