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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 and grounds is always FREE.
Tuesday - Friday, 12:00 noon - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Parking link               DASH Observatory

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

   
November 20 FOTO Cosmic Musings Lecture: The New Jupiter: Early Results From Mission Juno Reservation Required
November 23 Thanksgiving Holiday Building CLOSED
November 29 Sunset Walk-and-Talk Free admission
December 1 All Space Considered Free admission
December 16 Public Star Party Free admission

CONTINUING ACTIVITIES

   
November 24-26 Let's Make a Comet Program Free admission
October 4 - June 7 Fifth-grade School Program Reservation required;
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 August 21, the Observatory hosted a special public viewing event for the partial solar eclipse.

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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