The Place for Stargazers

Located next to the Space Centre, the Gordon MacMillan Southam Observatory features a 1/2 metre Cassegrain telescope to help you observe the skies around Vancouver. From planets to moons to star clusters, explore the most awe-inspiring views of the Universe around you. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic interpretive staff will be on-hand to guide your experience and answer questions.


Friday & Saturday nights, 8:00 PM - Midnight*
Admission is by donation

*Please note: The Observatory will be closed on Saturday July 29 & August 5 for the Celebration of Light Fireworks.