The George Observatory will be closed until July 12 due to flooding in Brazos Bend State Park.

George Observatory


The George Observatory will be closed until July 12 due to flooding in Brazos Bend State Park. 

The George Observatory is open Saturdays year-round, and is open during the week for group/field trip reservations only.


Scouts at the Observatory

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

Meteorites

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

Expedition Center

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


Telescopes

Three Domed Telescopes Create A Stunning View Of The Night Sky! Used for inquiry and education, our Observatory telescopes -…

Discovery Dome

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

Birthdays

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


Group Reservations

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

Classes

The George Observatory offers weekday astronomy classes and telescope classes!

Admission

Regular Hours Saturdays: 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Open Saturdays Year Round Daylight Savings Time Hours: Saturdays: 3:00 p.m. -…


FAQ

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

Hours
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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