Observatory Complex
Located adjacent to the Dellums Building, this outdoor complex houses Chabot’s iconic telescopes where sweeping bay views are sure to amaze guests. With the help of one of our expert astronomers, you and your guests can explore the magnificent night sky and discover stars, planets, and colorful nebulae visible through our 8” and 20” refractor telescopes and our 36” reflector telescope. Viewings are free to event guests year-round (weather permitting) on Friday and Saturday evenings. The telescopes and Observatory are available for rent Sunday-Thursday starting at 5PM, or 5-7PM on Fridays and Saturdays. A rental of the Observatory Deck includes 2 hours of private viewing with observatory staff and astronomers.**

** Must be dark for viewing and weather permitted

Seated Capacity: 150
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