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A public observatory owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles for the benefit of all. Located in on Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory offers a planetarium, exhibits, public telescopes, cafe, bookstore, and the best views of the...more
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This is a great location to watch the sunset and get a quick look at the Hollywood sign. We didn't go in as there was a queue, but did watch the sunset. The parking is manic and you'll need to pay to park at the...More
The views from the observatory are amazing. Looking over the Hollywood Hills Hollywood sign and L.A you can see for miles. Observatory is well maintained, very educational and interactive displays. Well worth the visit.
The setting overlooking LA couldn't be better. The observatory itself is well done, with interactive displays and is educational for all ages. Plan to spend an hour outside checking out the gorgeous views of LA the Hollywood sign, and the mountains, and then 2 hours...More
We went here as part of a private tour of LA with a guide. Not being locals we wouldn't have known how busy it would be and the challenge of parking etc. The guide did a great job of getting us there at the right...More
The observatory is amazing. It has an amazing view of all of Los Angeles. Being especially close to the Hollywood sign giving you some amazing picture opportunities near the sign. You can see Downtown LA very clearly. We spent a few hours here, totally worth...More
We went on a Sunday and it was very crowded. We aren't from LA so we do not know if that is normal. It was the day after the fall equinox, but I do not think that had anything to do with it. So, be...More
I and my husband visited Griffith Observatory on September 27. Entrance is free and if you want to visit the planetarium is 6 dollars for a person. Parking costs 6 dollars per hour, but 1 hour visit its enough. Inside you can see a lot...More