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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

   
August 3-24 Visible Planet Line-Up  
September 2 All Space Considered PROGRAM CANCELED
September 5 Labor Day Observatory closed
September 10 Public Star Party Free admission
September 13 Sunset Walk and Talk Free admission

CONTINUING ACTIVITIES

   
June 11 – September 4 Let's Make a Comet Program Free admission
October 2016 – June 2017 Fifth-grade School Program Reservation hotline opens August 30

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 November 10, the Observatory hosted noted artist James Turrell in conversation with LACMA CEO Michael Govan, and Observatory Director, Dr. E.C. Krupp.

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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