Jun 13, · Experience a night to remember at Lick Observatory in Visit us for exceptional music, lectures by renowned scientists, viewings through the historical 36" Great Refractor and the 40" Nickel Reflector telescopes and more! Our line-up. Get closer to the stars. More than 2, guests visit the observatory each year for the Summer Series. Visitors have a chance to get closer to the stars through two historic telescopes and listen to lectures by world-renowned astronomers.
May 04, · The windy, mountainous drive up to the Lick is well worth it to see a bit of astronomical history read more. Reviewed May 4, My husband and I have gone twice to the Lick Observatory for the Music of the Spheres concert that happens on weekend summer evenings. I absolutely love going there, and the crazy drive up is part of the /5(79). DAILY PROGRAMS: call () Visitor Center open Thursday-Sunday Noon-5pm Shane Telescope Visitor Gallery open 10am-5pm daily year round.
The most fun way to see the Lick Observatory is to participate in their Summer Visitors Program when you can visit in the evening and get a rare chance to look through the telescopes. It's so popular that they sell out every year - and they advise against bringing children under 8. Their Music of the Spheres concert series is also held in summer. Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton Homepage.