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Kellogg Observatory Viewing
December 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science will offer Kellogg Observatory viewing hours TONIGHT from 7:00 – 11 p.m., during and directly following regular extended hours from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
NEW! Sessions starting at 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. will include Museum admission, and guests are welcome to visit the Museum before or after their observatory session (Museum closes at 9 p.m.). Non-member guests attending the 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. sessions will have the option to add Museum admission for a discounted price of $10.00 per person, and may arrive as early as they please to visit the Museum before their observatory visit.
Access to the observatory will be offered in timed, 30-minute sessions, and led by a trained Museum astronomy specialist. With a viewing ticket, guests will enjoy 30 minutes under the Kellogg Observatory dome, hear from the astronomy specialist about the night sky, and look into the restored Lundin telescope. After the 30-minute session, guests will also have access to the BMS roof deck and Buffalo in Space science studio. After 9:00 p.m., the rest of the Museum will be closed, and guests will be escorted to and from the fourth floor by Museum staff.