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Ladd Observatory

5 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Tracy
Tracy
November 14, 2019
Free public tours and viewings of the sky every Tuesday night, weather permitting. Just a block away. (Did you know that the observatory was visited frequently by Providence-based author HP Lovecraft?)
Katrina
Katrina
September 18, 2019
Open to the public free of charge on clear Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Check their site for confirmation weather's good.
J.J.
J.J.
April 26, 2019
Honest to goodness stargazing, historic bldg, only open Tue nights but worth a walk through the small but charming grounds.
Chris And Amanda
Chris And Amanda
February 04, 2019
Historic observatory opened in 1891. They have weekly (Tuesday evenings) free space viewings, with telescopes set up to show various interesting things and staff to explain what you're seeing and answer questions.
Sally
Sally
April 29, 2012
This historic observatory is free and open to the public on Tuesday nights.

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Location
210 Doyle Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Phone+1 401-863-2323
Websitebrown.edu
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens in 12 minutes