Stargaze At The Cincinnati Observatory, The Oldest Of Its Kind In The Western Hemisphere

Cincinnati is the “birthplace” of many things, from baseball to fire stations. Our city was the first for many things, but you may not know that we are known as the “Birthplace of American Astronomy.” Stargazing and learning about our skies have long been experienced here, and the best place to participate is at the Cincinnati Observatory. This historic destination is open throughout the week and hosts many special events. Stargaze at this treasured feature of Cincinnati, the oldest of its kind in the western hemisphere.

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The Cincinnati Observatory is a fascinating place for all ages. Visit for the history and beautiful grounds, but also be sure to visit at night for one of its many memorable events. Have you been to this historic destination? What is your favorite historic building in the Queen City? Let us know in the comments!

For more information on hours, events, and history, visit the Observatory’s website and also follow along on Facebook.

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Address: 3489 Observatory Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45208, USA