George Observatory

The Observatory will be closed until November 7.
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Stargazing in Sugar Land!
Saturday, October 28, 8 – 10 pm
Free event – open to the public!

Don’t miss this opportunity to peek at the heavens, while you await the George Observatory’s re-opening (closed due to flooding in Brazos Bend State Park). You can star gaze at our Sugar Land location! We’ll have telescopes for your use and astronomers will be on hand to guide you. You won’t want to miss it!

Please note: stargazing is weather dependent. In the event of overcast skies or rain, the event will be postponed. Please check our website or follow us on Facebook for updates.

The George Observatory is currently closed due to park flooding.
The George Observatory is open Saturdays year-round and is open during the week for group/field trip reservations only.


Regular Hours Saturdays: 3 - 10 p.m. Open Saturdays Year Round *weather permitting Daylight Savings Time Hours: Saturdays: 3 -…


Used for inquiry and education, our Observatory telescopes - 36", 18" and 14" in size - allow both amateur and…


Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! Tickets at the George Observatory sell out quickly.

Expedition Center

A visit to the Expedition Center is a learning experience that engages students, transforming them into scientists, engineers or researchers…

Discovery Dome

Blast into outer space no matter the weather with our inflatable Discovery Dome Planetarium. A different full-dome adventure is available…

Scouts at the Observatory

Find out how Brownie, Junior, and Cadette Girl Scouts can progress towards their Journeys using the facilities and programs at…

Group Reservations

Friday night reservations available! The George Observatory is available on Friday nights by reservation for groups of 30 to 100…


The George Observatory offers weekday astronomy classes and telescope classes!


Celebrate At The George Observatory! Your child can blast off for fun on their birthday! Register for one of these…


This fascinating exhibit includes a piece of the Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico carbonaceous chondrite meteorite, which fell to the Earth on…


Q: When is the best time to come out? A: The best nights to come out are when the sky…

Located Here
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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