We are now located at miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science, in downtown Schenectady, NY!

view it live! Monday, August 21st from 1:22 pm until 3:56 pm at misci

Tuesday, June 20th's Night Sky Adventure: Visiting Comets and Asteroids

FREE Star Parties following a FREE lecture at our Octagon Barn Series

Friday, June 16th: The Dudley Observatory: Then and Now. Discover the 160 year history of this iconic intuition of astronomical research.

Astronomy Education

Astronomy Education

Check out our educational programs
solar eclipse

solar eclipse

Find information about the 2017 solar eclipse!
History of Astronomy

History of Astronomy

Learn about the history of observational astronomy and the Dudley Observatory.
The Dudley Observatory provides education and outreach programs designed to bring the wonders of science, particularly astronomy, to people of all ages. We cultivate interest and understanding of science, science careers and scientists, and help the public appreciate science in an approachable and enjoyable way. Our long-standing commitment to the history of astronomy, and our library and artifact collection, serve as the platforms from which to launch vibrant and expanding educational programs.