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This was a different and fun experience for a Saturday night in the Houston area. While there are... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Moonlit Nite

A great place to take the grankids enjoyed looking at the night sky would go again, but at a cooler... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The skies don't always cooperate but I learn something new every single time we go. Always a great time.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This was a different and fun experience for a Saturday night in the Houston area. While there are long lines and that could be managed better I was impressed that volunteers dedicate their Saturday nights so that we can see the stars. I would recommend...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

The George Observatory is in the middle of Brazos Bend state park and open on Saturdays. There is plenty of parking near the observatory. On the day, I was there (mid-May), there were lots of school kids on a field trip. The Creekfield Lake Woodland...More

Thank M J
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We spent Saturday night walking around and star-gazing through the telescopes. It was crowded, but we still had fun. Our Cub Scout troop was camping so our sole purposes for being there was not to see stars. For that, I would have tried to choose...More

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed January 7, 2018

I am not a night person but wanted to see the observatory so I was glad that they open at 3pm on Saturdays. It was great to see the structures during the daylight time and photograph them. There are 3 separate observatories on the property...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

A great place to take the grankids enjoyed looking at the night sky would go again, but at a cooler time of the year.

Thank chief700
Reviewed July 6, 2017

We used to live in Houston and would frequent the George Observatory from time to time in the 90s. Times have changed. I'm not going to talk about the heat and mosquitoes in June, just count on both of them being there and bring the...More

3  Thank mikel68
Reviewed May 5, 2017

We were camping and decided to visit the observatory for star gazing on a Friday evening since it was a clear evening. The observatory has 3 big telescopes and several volunteers had smaller telescopes you could look through as well. All the telescopes had a...More

2  Thank tml90
Reviewed March 8, 2017

The kids really enjoyed themselves, The observatory is part of the brazos bend state park but the admission to the observatory is not included in your park admission fee. The kids paid $6 each and the we paid $10, not bad at all. The Saturday...More

1  Thank YeselHyatt
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

While it was nice to visit, the line to the large telescope was way too long. They only allowed about 20 people in at a time. Combined with several minutes of explanation and adjusting the telescope. The end result was a long wait (75 minutes)...More

1  Thank TxLonestar
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