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Thanks for the tour Andrew. Great viewing and very inspirational to see our solar system closer up!!

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Hayley K
Inspirational Experience for the whole family

WOW!!! what an amazing experience. We learned and saw so much on our tour. Truly inspiring. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Gosia K
Guelph, Canada
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Tour includes a presentation and private viewing in the observatory. Typical objects that are visible include Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, the Moon and various other objects like Messier objects. Photos can be taken using the telescope with...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
50 Stone Rd E | MacNaughton Building, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
+1 519-824-4120
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Thanks for the tour Andrew. Great viewing and very inspirational to see our solar system closer up!!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

WOW!!! what an amazing experience. We learned and saw so much on our tour. Truly inspiring. Our host, Scott, was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and approachable. Great with kids, and knew how to involve them. My 9 year old boys really enjoyed this experience. Thank you...More

Thank Gosia K
Reviewed 22 July 2017

After googling things to do in Guelph this caught my eye right away. After emailing Andrew some questions I knew this was going to be a great thing to do with my kids - aged 11 and 13. Andrew was awesome to deal with and...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing evening! Host Andrew gave an excellent tour. We will definitely be back. Pro-tip. Take your tour host out for a meal and a drink beforehand to get your questions answered and learn about their thesis/projects. Grad students gotta eat. Nice to see my alma...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I took my wife to the University of Guelph Observatory for a surprise date night. We had a great experience with our tour guide Andrew stargazing. He was very knowledgable and personable as we discussed the different Messier objects as well the visible planets. The...More

Thank Synthetic_Visualz
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our family visited on a Friday evening and had a wonderful time learning and exploring the night sky. Scott was incredibly patient as he answered all of our questions and incredibly informative as he shared his knowledge with us. Saturn's rings, the space station, different...More

Thank NEB905
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I took my husband for his birthday last year and it was amazing!! Scott is very knowledgeable and did a great job explaining everything that we were looking at! I highly recommend this experience and I can't wait to go back again hopefully soon!!

Thank bsbstacey
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We visited with our kids (4,6,8) and had a lot of fun using the telescope to see what's in the night sky. Our guide (Scott) was excellent and his enthusiasm was infectious. He went out of his way to make our experience an excellent one.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We visited the Observatory with our two boys aged 8 & 10 and we all loved the experience. We got to see Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, a few stars that are out of sight, a nebula (my favorite) and the moon. Scott did an awesome job...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

After having Mars shining into our family room window night after night we decided to take a closer look and did this tour. Scott was a great host, very responsive and accommodating. We saw the planets (Saturn is awesome!), and some interesting celestial objects very...More

Thank Anton P
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Ben S
26 August 2017|
Response from lisamtravels003 | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them directly, as I'm not sure about weekends, and of course it is also dependent on weather conditions. Hope you are able to take this incredible tour!
Vic H
30 January 2016|
Response from Scott V | Property representative |
Hi, We will offer tours once the weather is warm enough. Typically this happens around April. Then it is just a matter of waiting for a clear night!