Become an astronomer using our solar-filtered telescopes. We will be there to help you observe the Sun, Moon, and other objects in space, as well as answer any questions you have.
- Our Observatory is free.
- We are open to the public, weather permitting.
- Follow @airandspace on Twitter for weather and closure updates, or ask at the Museum's Welcome Center.
Accessibility: The Observatory dome and terrace are accessible via ramp or steps. Written and touchable explanatory materials are available.
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Questions? Email us: SIObservatory@si.edu.