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Van Vleck Observatory

Exhibition HallsMuseum
Address: 96 Foss Hill, Middletown, CT 06459
Phone: (860) 685-2130


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  • Sarah T
    Sarah T
    Oakland, California, USA

    World class observatory right here

    You are in a small town, but there is a big telescope on a beautiful, safe campus. If you are interested in space or astronomy or just need something to do at night, give it a try.

    Reviewed on /Date(1519370077000+0800)/
  • WandaT690
    Middletown, Connecticut, United States

    Great experience

    Visit during public viewing nights, if you aren't a student. The experience is amazing. Students are the ones manning the telescopes, but often some astronomy professors join in, and Q&A sessions ge...

    Reviewed on /Date(1441774752000+0800)/
  • Maximilian G
    Maximilian G

    Wesleyan Observatory

    Van Vleck Observatory is Wesleyan's University. If you're in Wesleyan, it's nice to just stop by. Looks very nice.

    Reviewed on /Date(1429091906000+0800)/
  • EclipsianNight
    Bridgeport, CT

    Great Observatory!

    A wonderful site for public observatory sessions, as well as, some information on the observatory library throughout the year. Typically, sessions are held one Saturday a month from 8 - 10 p.m. in the...

    Reviewed on /Date(1363920675000+0800)/

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