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The Observatory and its staff have a long, rich history of community engagement, both here on site and beyond in the classroom. Wallace staff and students are looking forward to visiting you at your school or star party in the future. We can support our local STEAM teachers through school visits (in-person demos and solar observing) and remote presentations of astronomy-related material. If you would like to know more, please contact us!    

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Tours - UPDATED 04/11/24

We are currently scheduling group tours only (typically 15-40 people).

Weather depending, using our optical telescopes, we will typically view the Moon, planets, and deep sky objects such as a nebula or galaxies.               

Cost: Donations will help fund a major expansion to the Observatory so that we can significantly enhance our offerings to MIT students as well as the general public. 

For larger events, please contact observatory manager, Tim Brothers, wao @, with "tour" in the subject line for more info.    

kids looking at solar eclipse

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