Detroit ObservatoryCurrently Closed
- Address: 1398 E Ann Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, United States
- Timings: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Observatory, Family And Kids, Social, Arts, Museums
The Detroit Observatory retails its original 19th-century telescope and is currently open to visitors who want to see the 950 mm telescope. The observatory itself is built in Greek Revival style and currently is a part of the Bentley Historical Library. After a restoration of the building in 1998, the building is still just like the original which makes it not just a scientific attraction but also a historically significant place. If you are in time for a special astral event, try to check if the observatory has any viewing nights coming up during your stay in the city.
Detroit Observatory Hours
- The place is open on select Sunday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to see the telescopes but for a schedule of viewing night, visit the official website.
How to Reach Detroit Observatory
- By Bus: Cardiovascular Center
- By Taxi
- On foot
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Detroit Observatory Reviews & Ratings
Awesome architecture, getting ready to go through a renovation that improve it's usefulness.
It's a truly magnificent collection! Touring the facility, learning, and viewing the moon through the Victorian telescope is a very enriching experience.
Wonderful experience. Beautiful building even from the outside but a real treat to be inside such a historic building, with very knowledgeable and friendly guides. Clear skies meant a viewing through the 17ft Fitz Refractor.
Actual Victorian era telescope right on main campus. An interesting experience. Very friendly guides.
Just to much walking