Public Events

Public Nights are back!

We will be hosting our first public night of the year on Saturday, October 1. All visitors must register in advance here:

Your Wellesley contact is Kylie Hall (

Public nights are free and will be held regardless of weather conditions. 


Children must be supervised by their grownups.


There is no parking at the Observatory. Visitors must park in the Davis Parking Facility and walk to the observatory. There are accessible parking spaces located behind the science center. 



TBD (see previous events on Facebook)

Talks and activities happen at the scheduled time, rain or shine, and telescopic observing only if skies are clear. 

  • Saturday October 1, 2022
    • ​Theme: International Observe the Moon Night