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Stamford Observatory

The Stamford Observatory is a research facility used by members of the Fairfield County Astronomical Society. Most Friday's, weather permitting, visitors can enjoy viewing the moon, planets and deep space objects through the 22-inch research telescope. The telescope's drive mechanism and electronics have recently been replaced with modern... Read More

Astronomy Nights: An evening at the Stamford Observatory

Head to the Observatory on selected Friday nights to explore the night sky with talks on planets, stars, galaxies and much more. Start enjoying a presentation on a fun and interesting topic, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch diameter telescope. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and up. For topics see our Calender of Events page.

The Planetarium

Our planetarium is open for school programs, scout groups, special events and private parties.

Pricing: Adults $5, children $3.

Dates of Operation: Apr.-Nov.



Stamford Museum & Nature Center
151 Scofieldtown road
Stamford, CT 06903

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