Department of Physics Astronomical Observatory

March 2019 Observatory Public Hours: Thursday afternoons from 12 noon to 1 pm; Thursday evenings from 8 pm to 9 pm. Admission is free. All are welcome. CCIS 5-240 (southwest corner of the 5th floor). 


The Department of Physics Astronomical Observatory is located in CCIS 5-240 on the West end of the 5th floor of the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science on the main campus of the University of Alberta. Click here for directions.

Field Trips and Group Visits

School groups and other education-oriented groups can book a private visit. These visits are free of charge. Please contact us at least one month before your anticipated visit date since there is high demand for these visits and we have limited availability.

To book a visit, fill out this form.