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Discovery Park Campus - Gov Aker Observatory

Contact Info
1651 W Discovery Park Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546

Phone:
928-428-6260
Basics
Type:
City Park-Neighborhood

Description

Discovery Park Campus is part of Eastern Arizona University and offers several astronomy related exhibits, open to the public, in the Gov Aker Observatory building. Discovery Park exhibits are no charge including a simulated space shuttle trip through our solar system and a look at the sun through a 20" telescope.

Discovery Park also serves as the visitor center for the Mt. Graham International Observatory. Tours to the mountain top last all day, must be reserved in advance and ticket cost is $40.00 per person.

Hours + Fees

Hours:
8 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday
4 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday

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