Guided Tours (Jun 10 – Oct 29, 2023)
Guided 1hr-long tours of the 200-inch Hale Telescope are offered on the weekends summer through fall. Limited-availalbility tickets are required. Tour presentations are unsuitable for children under 5 years of age.
MORE ON TOURS
- Days: Saturdays and Sundays between June 10 and October 29, 2023
- Times: 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 2:00 pm
- Tickets: Adults $5, children (5-12) and seniors (65+) $3, sold in the gift shop (Visitor Center/Museum), max 6 per customer
- Meeting point: NW side of the Hale dome (left of the large service doors)
Greenway Talks Series
During the winter months we offer a series of weekend talks for our visitors at the Visitor Center/Museum. These talks typically focus on observatory history or current astronomy research, and are given by observatory staff, docents, or visiting astronomers. Free admission.
Please refer to this audioguide's FAQ, section B. Visiting Palomar Observatory, where we elaborate more on tours and events.
Upcoming guided tour.