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Frosty Drew Observatory

61 Park Ln, Charlestown, RI 02813
+1 401-589-1450
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Go before it gets dark.

Sadly we were unable to even go in because the line was WAY too long. I'm sure it's lovely but I... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Sara B
via mobile
Amazing, learning and relaxing experience

My daughter and I went to visit the place with the idea of taking pictures of the stars. It turned... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
FASCINANT
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61 Park Ln, Charlestown, RI 02813
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Sadly we were unable to even go in because the line was WAY too long. I'm sure it's lovely but I would arrive right when it opens and just wait the two hours or so until it's dark.

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went to visit the place with the idea of taking pictures of the stars. It turned out to be a learning experience about constellations, planets, shooting stars. We were so luck to be able to see the rings of Saturn through...More

Thank FASCINANT
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to view the stars. Take a moment some time and put down your phone and stop texting! Look up at the stars and realize what a great place this really is. The folks here will help you understand what your seeing or you...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Knowledgeable volunteer astronomers personally share the planets, stars and gallaxies through powerful telescopes with all visitors. The night I went with my cousin we saw Venus as a crescent and Saturn with it's rings. the volunteers answer all questions and stay until everyone present has...More

Thank wbrucec
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Pros: Hidden treasure of Rhode Island!! Mr. Scott was very friendly and learnt a lot from him. What a wonderful way to explore beyond the sky without a rockets. Cost: Trillion dollars😀😀😀. Na, donations welcome. A wonderful experience without costing a penny!! Tips: Don't be...More

Thank Krish0325
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Beautiful Friday night(07/17/15) and we got to see Saturn!! They also had a display on the side of the building of the recent pics of Pluto. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Great place to go!

3  Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

What an incredible treasure!!!! This is an amazing place. Scott is so friendly and knowledgeable. The telescopes are top quality. We always take all friends n family when they visit n they r always blown away by it. We saw Saturn n the Milky Way...More

2  Thank Cn91366
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This observatory is located at Ninigret Park in Charlestown. It is only open clear Friday nights when it gets dark during the summer months. When you go, you stand in line to get into the Observatory. Once you get up the stairs, there is usually...More

5  Thank flounderRhodeIsland
Reviewed 7 May 2015

It was a beautiful Friday night and we went to the Frosty Drew Observatory. People there were friendly and knowledgeable. Shared lots of information with us.

Thank Sudsy1313
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The observatory is pretty cool, in a pretty dark location. The main telescope they have is pretty powerful and you can see planets pretty clearly. The night we were there, they were looking at Jupiter, one of my favorites. I went here one night with...More

Thank SomePersonHere
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