• Griffith Observatory
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Griffith Observatory

Type: Planetarium / Observatory

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Romantic Things to Do: Head for the hills as the sun begins to set and you'll find one of L.A.'s most breathtaking spots for sparking a bit of love. The Griffith Observatory sits above the city in Griffith Park, the place...  Read More
Sightseeing: Since 1935, the Griffith Observatory has been wowing kids and adults with fantastic views of the city outside and engrossing programs inside. The Samuel Oschin Planetarium offers $7 tickets to three...  Read More
Museums: If you believe, like Colonel Griffith J. Griffith, in the transformative power of observation, then the Griffith Observatory is the L.A. museum for you. Located in the park that also bears that...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue-Fri: Noon-10pm
  • Sat-Sun: 10am-10pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Planetarium Show Adult $8; Child (5-12) $4
    Observatory Building Free

  • Romantic Things to Do, Museums: "Be sure to be in line for one of the outdoor telescopes well before 9:30 p.m. or you may not get a glimpse of the stars up close."
  • Sightseeing: "Go for the free Public Star Party held one Saturday each month to see the sky through massive telescopes with guidance from knowledgeable astronomers."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The night sky above, the city lights below and a telescope to help you see the stars – that's the romance of the Griffith Observatory!
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Day or night, the Griffith Observatory offers spectacular views of the whole city, as well as up-close looks at the stars above.
  • Best for Museums Because: The skies literally open up to lovers of astronomy at this iconic landmark museum located in the heart of Griffith Park.

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