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Buffalo Museum of Science Announces Dates of Kellogg Observatory Grand Opening Weekend

By April 4, 2018July 19th, 2018No Comments

Guests will be able to access the newly renovated Kellogg Observatory and roof deck on July 14 & 15

BUFFALO, NY (April 4, 2018) – The Buffalo Museum of Science announced today it will open the newly renovated Kellogg Observatory to the public during a weekend-long celebration Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15.

To mark this momentous occasion, the Buffalo Museum of Science will offer extended hours during the opening weekend (10 a.m. – 11 p.m.). Throughout the day, guests will be able to access the roof to enjoy daytime solar viewing, as well as participate in a host of astronomy-related activities throughout the Museum. The Kellogg Observatory will open for nighttime viewing at 9 p.m., with guests being able to use the newly renovated telescope on a first come, first served basis. A private ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on the afternoon of Friday, July 13.

The Kellogg Observatory has been closed to the public since 1999.

For additional information about the Buffalo Museum of Science, including Museum hours, visit http://www.sciencebuff.org