View the sun, moon, stars and planets through our high quality telescopes. Explore the sky with the assistance of volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Edmonton Centre.
The Observatory is located in Coronation Park, just southeast of TWOSE. There is no charge for admission.
Observatory Spring Hours:
Friday: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 10:00 p.m
Sunday: 1:00 pm 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Observatory Summer Hours - Begin July 1:
Daily from: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Observatory hours are weather dependant:
- Temperatures must be above -10 degrees Celsius (including wind chill).
- Skies must be clear and not cloudy.
Visitors can call the Box Office at 780-451-3344 to confirm that The Observatory will be open during normal business hours. You can also call The Observatory at 780-452-9100 (ext. 2249) during the Observatory hours. If there is no answer, the Observatory is closed.
Observatory hours of operation may change to accommodate special astronomical events.