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Gilbert Rotary Centennial Observatory

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Address: 2757 East Guadalupe Road, Riparian Preserve At Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Fri - Sat 19:00 - 21:30

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I don't think enough people know about this! My husband took me out to see the stars one night. The people were so nice and spent a lot of time explaining astronomy things to us.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
Reallyjustagame
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I don't think enough people know about this! My husband took me out to see the stars one night. The people were so nice and spent a lot of time explaining astronomy things to us.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Our family had a great time at the Observatory. The staff was great and very knowledgeable. They went above and beyond accommodating us and other guests. The Obseratory is free to all but they accept donations. The most disappointing part was out of 75 people who visited tonight, they only received $17 in donations.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Be sure to get there early before sun down to make sure you can get some time to look through the telescopes. It was crowded and I did not get to view the sky.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

The gentleman that worked the observatory are very very helpful and learning the outerspace and what's out there and what's the name of all the planets very very nice place to go Friday and Saturday night

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

How many people can say they have an observatory in their backyard. great fun for adults and kids. The volunteer staff is knowledgeable. located at the Riparian

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