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Highlight of our trip

This was truly a highlight of our trip. Mike is a great person who loves to share his knowledge of... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
slhagins2
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Plano, Texas
This is a unique experience worth your time

It's obvious that this is a passion for Mike and his volunteers and it's well appreciated. They... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
TIA1966
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Glenolden, Pa.
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The Estes Park Memorial Observatory (EPMO) is a community resource dedicated to fostering scientific education of children in Estes Park and serving as an educational venue for the community and visitors. EPMO holds events throughout the year in...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1600 Manford Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-5427
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

This was truly a highlight of our trip. Mike is a great person who loves to share his knowledge of the stars. We started with a few fascinating videos and he told us about the observatory. When it was dark enough, he divided us into...More

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Mike C, General Manager at Estes Park Memorial Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Susan, Thank You for the kind review. I really enjoyed your group. Please come back and see us again. Clear Skies, Mike

Reviewed July 11, 2018

It's obvious that this is a passion for Mike and his volunteers and it's well appreciated. They spend their time, don't rush anyone and are very kind. We also enjoyed meeting Mike's rescue dog Willie. If the clouds/weather cooperate with you, you'll be in for...More

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Mike C, General Manager at Estes Park Memorial Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you for the great review and please come visit us again someday. Mike

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a must-do if you visit Estes Park. Mike is so wonderful and knowledgeable, he makes sure you leave with the best experience possible! I love that they keep the groups of visitors smaller so everyone has ample time to enjoy looking through the...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

This observatory was built as a memorial for Mike's children who had passed away. Mike is extremely nice and you can tell he puts his heart into everything he does there. He is very knowledgeable and enjoys educating people about the stars. We saw constellations...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

A very cool little observatory curated b y the man sho built it. he works very hard at it and puts ion a good show, weather and sky conditions permitting. its no charge but donations are gratefully accepted, he built this observatory and runs it...More

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Mike C, Manager at Estes Park Memorial Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Michael, Thank you for the nice review. Please come back and visit us again. Clear Skies, Mike

Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a blast! Such an interesting experience. Mike was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. Would highly recommend!!

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Mike C, Manager at Estes Park Memorial Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Thank you for the nice review. Come back soon. Mike

Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at the observatory. Mike was very accomodating and did a great job guiding us through several constellations and messier objects.

Thank Brian Z
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing, and informative experiences. The person that runs the observatory is passionate, and very knowledgeable. It was a hands-on experience that my kids loved, as well as us big kids! We will be back.

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Mike C, Manager at Estes Park Memorial Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Thanks for the great review. Please come back and see us again. Clear Skies, Mike

Reviewed November 28, 2017

The observatory is a hidden gem! My family of three scheduled a visit in advance but on the day of or arrival in Estes Park it was raining. Mike called thirty minutes before our scheduled appointment with the news that the skies had cleared. We...More

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Mike C, Manager at Estes Park Memorial Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come back and see us again. Clear Skies, Mike

Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Mike and team put on a great evening. Starting with short films on space and objects we would be observing. Then we proceeded to the observatory where Mike pointed his telescope at numerous objects. It was a great viewing night to see objects that a...More

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leannemrhone
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Response from Mike C | Property representative |
Yes if the star is above the horizon and you can tell us the coordinates or describe where the star is located. Mike
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