Built-in Art Deco style, this observatory was built in the early 1930s and is a highlight among the landmarks in...
moreBuilt-in Art Deco style, this observatory was built in the early 1930s and is a highlight among the landmarks in Southern California. See incredible light shows at the Oschin Planetarium, which puts to use the latest technology. Outside the observatory, you'll find sweeping views of the nearby area that are breathtaking during the day and at night as well. Exhibits and planetarium shows will fascinate visitors. Some visitors might recognize the observatory as the site where the climax of Rebel Without a Cause was filmed. On clear nights take advantage of the free public telescopes to see the stars up close.less
What I like best about the observatory is it some example of classic art deco architecture. It's got some cool gadgets inside and it is a fantastic view of Los Angeles. And there are many occasions....more
I've never had a bad day at the Observatory. If you have the time, hike up the mountain instead of driving!more