It's a great experience. You really get a cardio workout walking up the stairs and the hiking up a paved road to the observatory. Highly recommend you wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Preferably sneakers.
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A must see attraction and a very important one. This place is a truly impressive experience for astronomy lovers.
For years I've read about this site and saw it in the movies (GoldenEye & Contact), but to be there and seeing it in person was impressive. The parking area is a ways from the facility, so be prepared to walk, up hill. Once there,...More
This was a great place to visit and learn so much about the history of the conservatory. Our representative was informative and genuinely interested, you could tell it wasn't just his job! I highly recommend visiting the observatory you will be pleasantly astounded!
Went with a large (300+) tour group full of techie, nerdy, geeks -and definitely enjoyed our visit. The only issue was that the facility was well aware of our impending visit and did not prepare for it at all. The gift shop had two workers...More
This was the highlight of our trip. The staff was knowledgeable and extremely attentive. The VIP tour is well worth the extra money - they drove four of us down to the dish, and have us a detailed description of the construction and design. And...More
It was worth the drive to get there. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and spoke very good English. Also, some people complain about the walk to get to the visitor center. This is an observatory, it's suppose to be up there. I am...More