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Children's Activities

family activities outside AO
A Moon Party for K-5 in May, 2023
Photo by Madhav Anant









The Haunted Space Mansion - FULLlogo for the Haunted Space Mansion

October 29th. For Kindergarten - 5th grade. Find space themed activities all around the observatory. Wear a costume. There will be one scary hallway.  Register at Eventbrite


John Brashear's Birthday 

Friday November 24th. For children 12 and under and their families.  Learn a bit about John's life, try your hand at lens grinding, see Saturn in the 13" and enjoy a birthday cookie. Register here.


Past events:

The Moon Parties in May and August were great fun. Look for these in 2024.

In September we partnered with Riverview Park for children's tours as part of Riverview Park community day. RP DAY | Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

group with 13" telescope
When the weather is good, everyone gets to use the telescope.
Photo by Madhav Anant