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A public observatory owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles for the benefit of all. Located in on Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory offers a planetarium, exhibits, public telescopes, cafe, bookstore, and the best views of the...more
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The observatory looks historical. There is a lot to do in the observatory itself. Able to spend a good 2 hours. Able to see & take a picture of the Hollywood sign as well as a glimpse into LA from the peak. You can see...More
This beautiful building is a must see in LA. You will be presented upon arrival with the beauty that is Griffith Observatory. From the amazing gardens/lawns to the beautiful architecture and views you will not be disappointed. Make sure you go to the immersive experience...More
We were lucky to visit this place with terrific views, tremendous learning experiences and panoramic wonder. I would recommend at least a few hours to see some of the wonder. It would take a week to experience it all.
This is a great location to watch the sunset and get a quick look at the Hollywood sign. We didn't go in as there was a queue, but did watch the sunset. The parking is manic and you'll need to pay to park at the...More
The views from the observatory are amazing. Looking over the Hollywood Hills Hollywood sign and L.A you can see for miles. Observatory is well maintained, very educational and interactive displays. Well worth the visit.
The setting overlooking LA couldn't be better. The observatory itself is well done, with interactive displays and is educational for all ages. Plan to spend an hour outside checking out the gorgeous views of LA the Hollywood sign, and the mountains, and then 2 hours...More
We went here as part of a private tour of LA with a guide. Not being locals we wouldn't have known how busy it would be and the challenge of parking etc. The guide did a great job of getting us there at the right...More