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A public observatory owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles for the benefit of all. Located in on Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory offers a planetarium, exhibits, public telescopes, cafe, bookstore, and the best views of the...more
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If you are in shape at all, park in the lower free lots and walk up the paths. Fewer people more views and a little exercise. The paths are pretty well marked and when you get to the top you can hit the restrooms, grab...More
fantastic way to increase your knowledge of the universe, from what you would weigh, on different planets and heavenly bodies, to their make up, their moons, a geographical wonderland, a place to touch moon and mars rocks.
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The building itself is an iconic beautiful structure with many fun and interesting science exhibits and activities. Great for kids-watch out for school field trips during the week. Sundown and evening give you especially awesome views of the city.
Traffic may be an issue as...More
Iconic 100 year old architecture, looking over the entire L A . basin , this is a beautiful family (or Not ) attraction that lets you wonder. Lovely all year this might be especially enjoyed in the spring -( very clear ). This treasure is...More
The drive up is scenic as the route is through residential Los Feliz neighborhood. Beautiful homes and landscape. Traffic depends on what day you go, so wknds and holidays are the of course going to be busy. Sadly my trip up there was not...More
Great experience.I arrived after sunset parked in the free lot by the Greek Theatre and took the shuttle bus up. Apparently payment $0.75 is optional. Plenty of free telescopes and I didn't pay for the planetarium movie and don't feel like I missed anything. Next...More
I always ride my mountain bike up here at the Griffith Observatory because of the winding uphill road and the view was amazing,you can see the Hollywood sign on the background and downtown LA and widen your knowledge about our Solar system and nice place...More
Amazing place but can be busy especially at weekends and evenings. Go in the evening if you want too look through a telescope. Parking can be a nightmare at busy times. The café when we visited had a limited range of food and drink
Response from HawaiianIrishgirl | Reviewed this property |
Hi thank you for reaching out ! I would suggest always attending anything in Los Angeles earlier in the day. Crowds can get pretty filled up quickly and in order to see one of the planetarium shows you would want to be... More
Hi thank you for reaching out ! I would suggest always attending anything in Los Angeles earlier in the day. Crowds can get pretty filled up quickly and in order to see one of the planetarium shows you would want to be there earlier to be sure you get booked into one !
Enjoy your visit and seeing the stars !