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Boston University Observatory

725 Commonwealth Ave, Room 522, Boston, MA 02215
617 353 2630
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Ranked #173 of 208 attractions in Boston
Owner description: The Observatory offers a public viewing night for people to come observe the night sky through telescopes and binoculars and see things they... more » Owner description: The Observatory offers a public viewing night for people to come observe the night sky through telescopes and binoculars and see things they otherwise might not get to see, and learn some astronomy as well. The Open Nights are held most Wednesday evenings throughout the year, weather permitting. It is open to everyone. Starting times are 7:30pm during the fall and winter, and 8:30pm during the spring and summer. The program lasts about an hour. « less
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I found this free event on TripAdvisor and, having never seen the night sky for myself, was quite keen to go along. So having followed the Twitter feed to check it was on (Wednesday evenings, but they don't run the event if it's too cloudy) I wandered along to check it out. I found it to be not at all... More

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