Trip Planner:   USA  /  Oregon  /  Central Oregon  /  Sunriver  /  Oregon Observatory

Oregon Observatory, Sunriver

4.7
#2 of 11 in Museums in Central Oregon
Observatory · Museum
Create an itinerary including Oregon Observatory
We are a private, non profit, educational organization. The Oregon Observatory at Sunriver is part of the Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory. We offer evening viewing programs, solar viewing, and many other educational programs. In addition, we sell, service and repair telescope and related products and boast the largest rocketry store in the Northwest. The Oregon Observatory also offers Planetarium programs and lectures throughout the year. Check website for times.

Our hours are seasonal.

Winter Hours- November- Mid March

Wednesday and Saturday nights, from 7-9pm

Friday- Sunday Solar Viewing 11am-2pm

Spring Hours - March - May 15

Wednesday and Saturday nights, from 8-10pm

Wednesday- Sunday Solar Viewing 11am-2pm

May 15thj- June 15th

Wednesday and Saturday nights, from 9-11pm

Wednesday- Sunday Solar Viewing 11am-2pm

Summer Hours

Middle of June- Labor Day

Night Viewing 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tuesday-Sunday, closed Monday

Solar Viewing 11am-2pm Everyday

Night Time Programs Adults $10, Kids 12 and under $8

Planetarium Programs- Times Vary- $5 per person

Check website for times

Observatory is available for private Star Parties, please call 541-593-4442 to schedule.

All evening programs are weather permitting
Arrange your visit to Oregon Observatory and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sunriver using our Sunriver trip planning website.
Source
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Oregon Observatory reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
212 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Amazing experience. My 8 and 10 year old absolutely loved it. Very educational. We did an evening viewing and loved it so much we went back next day to do a viewing of the sun during the day. The....  more
    Amazing experience. My 8 and 10 year old absolutely loved it. Very educational. We did an evening viewing and loved it so much we went back next day to do a viewing of the sun during the day. The....  more »
  • You can view the sun during the day and at night they show off the stars. Educational AND fun! Great helpful staff. We will be b ack! 
    You can view the sun during the day and at night they show off the stars. Educational AND fun! Great helpful staff. We will be b ack!  more »
Google
  • Fun. The explanations from staff were hit or miss. Some love to explain and others I just had to keep asking and draw info out. Fun time to nice equipment, knowledgeable staff.
  • This was a lot of fun we were able to see multiple stars and a nebula on a night tour. The staff was friendly and helpfull.

Plan your trip to Sunriver

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.