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4th Sunday History Tours

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4th Sunday History Tours

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Aug 27, 2023
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Stories From Our History


This special program offers those seeking to learn more about the Observatory’s history a more detailed, in-depth guided tour at Noon or 1:30pm. These include all that’s covered in a Daytime Tour - as well as more stories of how the Observatory came to be (and almost didn’t!). These tours also cover the Observatory’s role in weather forecasting and timekeeping as well as a visit to our interactive Sundial, original 1843 cornerstone, and more! Tours last about 45-60 minutes with plenty of time for questions and some behind-the-scenes fun! Perfect for local history, astronomy and science buffs ages 12 and up.


Tickets are $10/adult, $5/kid, $5/senior, $5/veteran and free for Observatory members


Space is limited.  Advanced reservations are recommended.

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