The Tellus Observatory gives visitors a view of the night sky through a 20″ telescope perfect for viewing the Moon and planets in our solar system.

The observatory also houses a seismograph used to detect earthquakes all over the world.

Tours of the observatory are available during special events, such as lectures and Family Science Nights.


Observatory Open House
9 – 11 PM

Members: FREE   |   Non-Members: $5

Appropriate for all ages

Come enjoy the wonders of the sky using Tellus’ 20-inch telescope in the observatory. Possible sights: The Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, and the double star Alberio

Please note that the Observatory and outdoor restrooms will be open, but the Museum will be closed. The Observatory is not temperature-controlled, so please dress appropriately.

Visit our home page after noon on the day of the event for cancellations due to cloudy skies or inclement weather.

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