I have a disability. How can I access the Observatory?

I have a disability. How can I access the Observatory?

| August 24, 2018 | Reply

The closest public parking to the Observatory is at the Trailside Museum at the base of Great Blue Hill. The pedestrian route from this parking lot to the observatory along the summit road is approximately one mile long, with an average slope of 15-20%. This road is not open to public vehicles. Special arrangements can […]

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Do Observatory members need to schedule a visit?

Do Observatory members need to schedule a visit?

| February 23, 2014 | 2 Replies

Though appreciated, that is not necessary. Just bring your member card and go to the Staff/ Volunteer door if the gift shop door is locked. Simply knock on the door, walk in and call out “I am an Observatory member here for a visit” and a staff member will greet you ASAP.

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