Open house and special events year round
Admission to open house is $20 per car OR $10 per person
Located on a hilltop in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Calgary's Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO) is a facility dedicated to expanding our knowledge of the Universe and educating the public about the wonders of Astronomy. Our site provides easy access from Calgary and an unobstructed view of the entire night time sky. By day, we boast stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Come visit us and learn amazing things about astronomy and space science!
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- Family friendly
- half day viewing time
- Limited wheelchair access
- Meeting rooms
- Smoking area(s)
- viewing by appointment
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Hours & Admission
Year-round public events. See website for details.