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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 3 All Space Considered Free admission
March 4 Public Star Party Free admission
March 8 Sunset Walk and Talk Free admission
March 20 Spring Equinox public activities Free admission
March 27 Cesar Chavez Day Holiday Observatory CLOSED

CONTINUING ACTIVITIES

   
Not currently offered Let's Make a Comet Program Free admission
October 2016 – June 2017 Fifth-grade School Program Reservation hotline open

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.

OBSERVATORY NEWS

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.

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.

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



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


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