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Does Griffith Observatory have shows?

Does Griffith Observatory have shows?

Every show is presented by a live, engaging storyteller, and one of our three current shows is offered every 60 to 90 minutes each day the Observatory is open.

What movies is Griffith Observatory in?

Here are eight unmissable films that showcase the Griffith Observatory, or the world you see from standing in it.

  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Alberto Bantares.
  • La La Land (2016) Logan.
  • Gangster Squad (2013)
  • The Terminator (1984)
  • Yes Man (2008)
  • Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
  • The Rocketeer (1991)

Can you visit Griffith Observatory at night?

Griffith Observatory is closed today Sunset – 8:04 p.m. Open 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m. Open 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

What is the best time to go to Griffith Observatory?

That’s another reason that the best time to visit Griffith Observatory is during a weekday morning or early afternoon. If you want to go inside to see the exhibits, check out the facility’s hours. Of course, they’re open late most days, so guests can see L.A. and the night skies in the dark.

Can you still walk around the Griffith Observatory when it’s closed?

You can walk around the entire building and enjoy the views even when the observatory is closed. Take some sneakers or hiking shoes and take a trail a short distance up and you’ll have the best view of the Hollywood sign. Take water is you plan to go on the trail.

What time should you visit Griffith Observatory?

You may have to park far away and hike 15 minutes or more to get up to the site. That’s another reason that the best time to visit Griffith Observatory is during a weekday morning or early afternoon.

Is it worth it to go to the Griffith Observatory?

The Observatory itself is great, with free entry and many interesting exhibits though the cafe is a tad pricey for a pretty dry sandwich!! Overall, Griffith Observatory is well worth visiting simply for the unparallelled views over Los Angeles and Hollywood. Try and pick a clear day and you will not be dissapointed!

How to get to the Observatory in Los Angeles?

Located on the south slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory is literally in the center of metropolitan Los Angeles. While public transportation is the easiest way to visit, you may also walk, bike, drive, or take a shared-ride service up to the Observatory.

What movies have been filmed at Griffith Observatory?

Griffith Observatory made another sci-fi appearance in 2007’s Transformers. The observatory served as the backdrop for the “Autobots, roll out” scene in the first movie in the blockbuster franchise. Since the transformers themselves are CGI, this was probably a fairly low-key shoot for the observatory.

Where can I observe the sky in Los Angeles?

Check out the weekly Sky Report to see what you can observe in Los Angeles. Live shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium, live Tesla Coil demonstrations, and your chance to observe with our public telescope observing are offered every day. Check the schedule!

How do I purchase tickets for a show at the observatory?

If you’d like to purchase tickets, please visit us at If you’re looking to obtain a refund for a show that was either canceled, postponed or rescheduled, please visit us at for more information. We look forward to seeing you at our next show at The Observatory. What payment types are accepted?