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Gilbert Rotary Centennial Observatory

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Absolutely amazing! A true gem.

This place is amazing!!!!!!!!!! If you are into astronomy, you will love this place. If you are... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Really nice visit

Amazing park adjacent to an exceptional library. Dozens of paved and unpaved walking trails with... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Kyla J
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2757 East Guadalupe Road, Riparian Preserve At Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

This place is amazing!!!!!!!!!! If you are into astronomy, you will love this place. If you are slightly into astronomy you will really enjoy this place. If you have no interest in astronomy, you probably will after a visit to this place. For the first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing park adjacent to an exceptional library. Dozens of paved and unpaved walking trails with an abundance of many species of birds, waterfowl and small wildlife. Also a great play area for youngaters with climbing walls placarded with information about the area and wildlife. To...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kyla J
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We went to the observatory for something to do. It is located in a very pretty park - which is also worth walking around in. There is also areas for kids to play on. The people there were very nice, talkative, and answered our questions!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank StacFace1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stopped by this observatory during the day of all times, and yes we were able to use the telescope to see the sun with the help of one of the staff. it was great so see solar flares shooting off the surface of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank rex h
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The staff was great and very knowledgeable. Take some time to some time to look through the telescopes. It was crowded so get there early

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

I don't think enough people know about this! My husband took me out to see the stars one night. The people were so nice and spent a lot of time explaining astronomy things to us.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Reallyjustagame
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Our family had a great time at the Observatory. The staff was great and very knowledgeable. They went above and beyond accommodating us and other guests. The Obseratory is free to all but they accept donations. The most disappointing part was out of 75 people...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank pbandj0218
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Be sure to get there early before sun down to make sure you can get some time to look through the telescopes. It was crowded and I did not get to view the sky.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank tmmclhn
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

The gentleman that worked the observatory are very very helpful and learning the outerspace and what's out there and what's the name of all the planets very very nice place to go Friday and Saturday night

1  Thank Nancylovesaz
Reviewed 8 August 2013

How many people can say they have an observatory in their backyard. great fun for adults and kids. The volunteer staff is knowledgeable. located at the Riparian

Date of experience: March 2013
3  Thank rose m
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