Guided tour

Los Angeles: Griffith Observatory Guided Tour

Activity provider: ExperienceFirst LA

Los Angeles: Griffith Observatory Guided Tour

Activity provider: ExperienceFirst LA
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From US$ 29 per person

Likely to sell out

Learn about the Sun, Moon, and Earth and visit the Ahmanson Hall of the Sky, Look through a telescope, and admire real pieces of meteorites at the Griffith Observatory on this guided tour.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Gaze at the LA Basin and the Hollywood Sign from the top of Griffith Park
  • Walk around 67,000 square feet of exhibits and look through real telescopes
  • Watch a show with the high-tech Zeiss Mark IX Planetarium Projector
  • Get an insider’s look at this famous landmark with former Griffith employees
  • Discover the Wilder Hall of the Eye and see the evolution of human observing
Full description

Discover the latest findings in astronomy and space exploration, hear about meteors and comets, and follow a curated journey through space and time on this small-group guided tour.

Enter the Keck Central Rotunda, enjoy the beautiful Hugo Ballin Murals here, and spot the elegant Foucault Pendulum which shows the Earth's rotation. Investigate the interaction between science and mythology. Learn everything from science and history to architecture and movie trivia with your guide.

Explore the moon landing and space debris in the Edge of Space exhibition. Walk around a spectacular scale model of the solar system outside and appreciate the beautiful vista from the terraces looking over Los Angeles Griffith Park, Mt. Wilson, the Pacific Ocean, and the impressive Hollywood sign.

Choose to add a show in the world-famous planetarium theater. Experience a 40-minute immersive show with live narration that is truly out of this world.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Griffith Observatory tour
  • Samuel Oschin Planetarium Tickets (available on-site to purchase)
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Astronomers Monument outside the Griffith Observatory.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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based on 19 reviews

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