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Attending the Friday night free event. This was a happy surprise. Kids between the ages of 11-19... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
sramsdell94
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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A great Observatory that provide very good programs.

The Observatory is truly one of the places that one should visit while in Gunnison Programs are... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
billw85
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Gunnison, Colorado
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2 Sep 2018
“Nice Surprise!”
2 Apr 2018
“A great Observatory that provide very good programs.”
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Attending the Friday night free event. This was a happy surprise. Kids between the ages of 11-19. All enjoyed themselves. Educational and not something you do every day. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sramsdell94
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Observatory is truly one of the places that one should visit while in Gunnison Programs are offered for the entire family and it is also a great place to go for a special evening out with friends. Plenty of parking, knowledgeable staff who can...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank billw85
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went on a cloudy day so we didn't get great views, but did get a decent shot of Saturn! They had a great lecture from a local professor. We enjoyed it!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lindsaywk
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I truly recommend this opportunity! We loved the observatory and spending time with local star freaks!!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BBushRN
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I love anything space or stars, so I am enthusiastic. The location is easy to find. Interesting people visit the observatory, half the fun is visiting with them. The volunteers are as young as teens and are very educated and you learn a lot from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MissCarole55
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The talk on space exploration was presented enthusiastically but looking through the telescopes was disappointing. I expected more.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SVPromise
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was an inexpensive activity. They only ask for a donation since the facility is rented from the county. They have volunteers that give very good lectures on what you might be seeing through the big telescope. They also have a smaller telescope outside. I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It was cloudy on the night we went to the Gunnison Observatory. We did not get a chance to use the big telescope because of the cloud cover. The lecture was very well presented by the volunteer staff. They did set up smaller telescopes outside...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Terrific volunteers. Close to town. Great parking. Wonderful sights. The observatory is open with knowledgeable volunteers, with interactive viewing, and with a astronomy reward for those who make the trip.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank nkathryn
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A visit to the observatory has been on our Gunnison bucket list for a couple summers but we never made it until this weekend. What a cool experience! We had two kids, 6 and 11, and 4 adults and I think everyone was impressed. Our...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank CathyinColo
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