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The Best Observatories and Planetariums in California

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Observatories and planetariums in California

Griffith Observatory , Los Angeles
Explore the wonders of our solar system and the galaxy at Griffith Observatory. Donated to the city over a century ago, the observatory offer
Tours from $25
Fleet Science Center , San Diego
The Fleet Science Center (previously the 'Reuben H. Fleet Science Center') is a science museum and planetarium in Balboa Park, located in San
Tours from $45
Palomar Observatory , Palomar Mountain
Palomar Observatory is an astronomical research observatory in San Diego County, California, United States, in the Palomar Mountain Range. It
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Your expert Los Angeles tour guide will lead you on a 3.5 mile (5.6 km) Griffith Park hike to the highest peak in the park. This LA sightseeing tour features the best views of LA you will ever get. As your LA tour guide regales you with Hollywood history and insider info, you’ll hike from one of the tallest summits in Los Angeles to an overlook featuring the most spectacular Instagram photo in LA: the Hollywood Sign! This Hollywood Hills Tour wraps up with an exclusive insider tour of the iconic Griffith Observatory, the most famous filming location in Los Angeles. Highlights:Hollywood SignGriffith Park Observatory Insider TourGreek TheatreMount HollywoodThe Best Views in LA: Downtown, Silver Lake, Century City, and more!Famous Film LocationsInsider anecdotes and tips from your expert local guidePicture-perfect Instagram opportunities…and so much more!(*Observatory is closed Mondays)
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Chabot Space and Science Center, located in Oakland, California, is a center for science learning featuring interactive exhibits, planetarium
Lick Observatory , Mount Hamilton
The Lick Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of California. It is on the summit of Mount Hamilton

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