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Exclusive Online Content

Access to the content below is available exclusively to Griffith Observatory Foundation members. Each month will feature new content and a new password, which members will receive in the monthly Portal Pass email.

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Video Library

Our rotating video selection features lectures from scientists on the leading edge of their respective fields, live conversations between experts in the arts and sciences, special technical presentations, and more.

Astronomy-at-home Hub

Tips, tools, and activities for adults and children alike to experience the wonder of observation from home.

Look Up! Recent Issues

With Griffith Observatory Foundation’s e-newsletter Look Up!, you can be sure you’re in the know. Encourage your space friends to sign up to have this free newsletter delivered directly to their inboxes.

Onsite Member Benefits

Members enjoy discounts at the Café at the End of the Universe and the Stellar Emporium as well as the following benefits for shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium:

  • Skip the line. Instead of queuing with the general public at the ticket booth, Foundation members can purchase tickets at the Center of Gravity desk when your desired ticket block goes on sale. Antares level and above, make advance ticket reservations using the calendar below.
  • Discounted tickets. Members enjoy a discounted rate on regularly priced adult tickets.
  • Priority Seating. With member tickets in hand, proceed to the South Gallery. From there, members are admitted before general public ticket-holders, usually about 20 minutes in advance of showtime.

Preferred Parking

Foundation members at the Sirius level and above, please use this link to submit reservations for preferred parking. Requests must be submitted by 10:00 a.m. the day prior. Parking is good for one vehicle in the upper reserved lot, subject to availability.

Samuel Oschin Planetarium Reservations

Foundation Members at the Antares level and above, please use the below calendar to submit requests for advance ticket reservations for shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium. Reservations include parking for one vehicle on East Observatory Road.

Please note: Reservations must be requested at least four days in advance of the desired showtime and are subject to availability. Children under five years old are only admitted to the first show of each day.

Members Advance Ticket and Parking Requests