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At Lowell Observatory, amateurs and enthusiasts can have the opportunity to look through telescopes with professional astronomers. Jeremy Perez

Getting to Lowell Observatory...

Lowell Observatory is located at 1400 West Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001.

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 Visitor Info


Covers day and evening programs; reservations not needed.

Adults: $12

Seniors, AAA, college students: $11

Ages 5–17: $6

Under 5: free

Members: Free

For general questions about our day and evening programs, call the Visitor Center at (928) 233-3212 during open hours (listed below).

Groups of 15 or more are eligible for a group discount; to qualify, you must make reservations at least 3 weeks in advance. Contact Samantha Flagg by email or phone at 928-856-9484.


Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
Noon - 9:30 p.m.

Tue, Thu, Sun
Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Click here to see seasonal hours.

Arizona observes Mountain Standard Time year round.
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for the current time in Flagstaff, AZ.

Special Closures in 2014

Nov 26 Observatory closes at 5 p.m.

Nov 27 Observatory closed all day

Dec 24 Observatory closed all day

Dec 25 Observatory closed all day

Jan 1, 2015 Observatory closed all day