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Daytime Hours

Monday-Friday, Noon-4pm - Tours at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm

The Cincinnati Observatory is open during the daytime for those who visit the National Historic Landmark and see the historic telescopes.

The tours are held at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm Monday-Friday, and will include both of the Observatory’s buildings and two main telescopes, including the Mitchel scope, the oldest public telescope still in use in this hemisphere. Weather permitting, there will also be the opportunity for safe solar viewing during the tours.

Daytime tours are $5 per person. 

Call 513-321-5186 for more information, or you can Sign Up Online for a Tour