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The 2014 Percival Lowell Summer Concert Series


PROGRAMMING ALERT: The Clark Telescope is closed for renovation through mid-2015. Daytime Mars Tours will still go inside the dome when possible. In the evening, we will use the recently renovated 16-inch McAllister Telescope as our primary telescope for public viewing.

Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe traveling exhibit
May 19, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Developed by the Space Telescope Science Institute and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), this exhibition immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission. A scale model of the HST is the focal point of the installation. "Satellite" units incorporate hands-on activities about how the telescope works, and a "Space/Time" section features Hubble's contributions to the exploration of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Information and models of the new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) are also included.

2014 Percival Lowell Summer Concert Series

This music series features free performances on the Lowell campus, each running from 5-6 pm. Admission fees apply to regular programming.

August 17 Ponderosa Players (String & Wind Quartet)

August 24 Slugs from Space (String Quartet)

August 31 Elden Brass Quartet


Neptune Week
August 25-30, 2014

This week we celebrate the planet Neptune with hands-on activites from 6 to 9:30 p.m. You can also view several celestial objects through telescopes (weather permitting).


For a complete list of special events scheduled through the end of 2014, click here.

 

 Visitor Info

Admission

Covers day and evening programs; reservations not needed.

Adults: $12

Seniors, AAA, college students: $11

Ages 5–17: $6

Under 5: free

Members: Free

For general questions about our day and evening programs, call the Visitor Center at (928) 233-3212 during open hours (listed below).

Groups of 15 or more are eligible for a group discount; to qualify, you must make reservations at least 3 weeks in advance. Contact Samantha Flagg by email or phone at 928-856-9484.

Hours

Monday-Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Click here to see seasonal hours.

Arizona observes Mountain Standard Time year round.
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for the current time in Flagstaff, AZ.

Special Closures in 2014

Nov 27 Observatory closed all day

Dec 24 Observatory closed all day

Dec 25 Observatory closed all day

Jan 1, 2015 Observatory closed all day