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Observatory Park

The park, recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, houses an observatory, two telescopes and permanent astronomy-themed exhibits on its 418-hectare preserve in Monteville Township. The park and its features provide an exciting link to the history of astronomy in Ohio while creating resources for the future. Science professionals from numerous universities, the Great Lakes…read more »

The park, recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, houses an observatory, two telescopes and permanent astronomy-themed exhibits on its 418-hectare preserve in Monteville Township. The park and its features provide an exciting link to the history of astronomy in Ohio while creating resources for the future. Science professionals from numerous universities, the Great Lakes Science Center and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History collaborated with local astronomy organizations and school districts for Observatory Park’s programs and design. There are regular educational programs, as well as great viewing.

Deborah Byrd

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