Although the observatory is located in a public park the building is owned and operated by the University of Pittsburgh. The observatory is a private research laboratory and therefore not opened to the public except for the tour program. Tours of the building are offered April through the end of October. The reason for this is the tour group spends a considerable part of the tour inside the telescope domes and the temperature inside the dome is the same as the outdoor air. During the winter months… Show more
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159 Riverview Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15214