Oregon Observatory, Sunriver

#2 of 10 in Museums in Central Oregon
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.

Spring Hours - through May 1st

Wednesday and Saturday nights, from 8-10pm

May 1st - June 15th

Wednesday and Saturday nights, from 9-11pm

Observatory Summer Hours

June 16th-September 3rd, 2012

Solar Viewing 11am-2pm Everyday

Free, donations gladly accepted

Night Viewing 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tuesday-Sunday, closed Monday

Adults $8, Kids 12 and under $6

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

All evening programs are weather permitting
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  • This is an opportunity not to be missed! Sunriver has always been a place with impressive night skys, but wait until you see them up close! I was amazed the first time I visited the Sunriver Observato...  more »
  • The Oregon Observatory is a wonderful facility that houses great equipment and special programs. It is the only observatory of its kind in Oregon. Friendly staff that is very helpful in explaining the...  more »
  • This is incredible for anyone who wants to look deep into the night sky. The volunteers are passionate and ready to make anyone and everyone feel welcome. They're just as excited to share background information about the night sky and its mechanics. Definitely a must-see.
  • Enjoy the planets and stars here!! The staff was friendly and talented. Great place for families but not young kiddos as they may get bored.

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