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The Blue Hill Observatory continues to maintain an extensive climate record that dates back to 1885 using traditional instruments and observing methods.
The BHO Science Center provides a large selection of educational programs for teachers, students, and the general public to learn about climate and our environment.
You can support our mission by making a donation, joining as a member, becoming a volunteer, following us on social media, or visiting the Observatory.
How We Serve the Community
Learn about the many BHO programs and events about climate and science for educators and students.
BHO serves weather professionals with special events, resources, and access to our extensive records.
Weather enthusiasts and the general public can learn more about the weather and climate change.
Visit the Observatory to learn about local climate and weather or to take a tour of our historic facility.
Our mission is to foster public understanding of Earth’s weather, climate and environmental systems and to continue to produce, maintain, and analyze a meticulous, consistent record of weather and climate observations.
Public Tour Hours
Saturday & Sunday:
and Patriot's Day:
$2 ages 5 - 17
Free children under 5
In depth tours:
$5 ages 5 - 17, members, seniors
Access to our gift shop at the
Observatory is free.
BHO provides many interesting and informative educational programs about the weather and climate for all ages both at the Observatory and off-site. Come learn with us!
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