Inspiring generations to look to the stars
The mission of the Cincinnati Observatory Center (the Observatory) will be to maintain the integrity and heritage of a historic 19th century observatory while promoting the study and practice of 21st century astronomy and science.
Our vision is to be a primary resource in furthering astronomy and science education through programming:
The Cincinnati Observatory is the center for education, history, and inspiration. Learn more about our philosophy toward public engagement and our mission to get everyone to look through a telescope to have a "Wow" moment with the universe.