Lowell Observatory

Lowell Observatory is one of the oldest astronomical observatories in Flagstaff, U.S. It is a family-friendly place to explore the history as well as modern scientific research of the universe Explore the fun-filled scientific exhibits along with the guided journey through the cosmos. Such kind of destination develops sense of unity and more love among family members. For personalized guidance, make reservations for Premium Access. There are two telescope domes only accessible to the VIP guests; i.e. Giovale Open Deck Observatory and Dyer Premium Access.


At Giovale Open Deck Observatory take a look at the celestial objects in the night sky and enjoy stargazing with the help of an advanced telescope. With the 6 advanced telescopes, you can have the personalized expedition of observing the cosmos and a laser-guided voyage across the sky.  Here the expedition is offered for 90 minutes.

On the other hand, Dyer Premium access allows the expedition of around 75 minutes. With the help of specially trained educators, you will be able to view the wide variety of impressive celestial objects via 24-inch Dyer Telescope.

Don’t miss the famous museum exhibits in Slipher Building: Rotunda Museum and Percival Lowell’s Mausoleum.

Slipher Building situated in the middle of the campus was built to fill the need for office and darkroom space and is still serving as the administrative building. The campus includes the Rotunda Museum, the Saturn-shaped dome built as a library, and is used for public programming. The museum holds various measuring and calculating devices and also features Percival Lowell’s research of Mars with proper notes, drawings, and globes. Percival Lowell’s Mausoleum was established 7 years afterward he passed away.


For students and knowledge seekers there are various exhibits about astronomy located at Giovale Open Deck Observatory. Exhibits are open for both day and night time.

During the day you can discover a giant interactive planisphere that is used to see the constellations in the sky at a specific date and time, tools of astronomy, series of six plinths, donor wall with astrophotography, and scientific quotes and equations.

During the night you can discover the APS Spectrum Exhibit, a giant interactive planisphere, the donor wall, The 110 Messier Objects representing the wonder of the night sky, and the sun and the moon which is available for both day and night exhibit.

This place gives you the chance to experience something different from regular. So, plan your trip and let the people know about what you have explored.

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