Come up the mountain for a wonderful lunch in an incomparable setting!

 

 

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays,
10 am – 5 pm,
April through November

Mount Wilson Observatory’s Cosmic Cafe offers a variety of freshly made sandwiches and other treats and souvenirs to visitors to the Observatory. The Cafe is located in the Pavilion overlooking the large parking lot at the entrance to the Observatory. A map and driving directions to Mount Wilson Observatory are available here. Weekend tour tickets are also sold at the Cafe.

The Cafe is a welcoming and refreshing destination at the end of the road or the trail for hikers and bikers as well as for those who wish to discover the wonders of Mount Wilson Observatory from the comfort of their automobiles following a memorable trip through the Angeles National Forest. U.S. Forest Service Adventure Passes are available at the cafe during our weekend business hours.

We have a new menu this year, free Wi-Fi, and other amenities to make your visit more pleasant! So come see us on Mount Wilson where all your purchases help preserve this world heritage-class Observatory.

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory

For directions or more information please visit www.mtwilson.edu The USFS requires that all parked vehicles display an Adventure Pass. The Cosmic Cafe sells the Adventure Pass during our operating hours. A day pass is $5.00 and an annual pass is $30.00 There is a guided walking tour every Saturday and Sunday (from April 1st - November 30th) at 1pm, tickets are sold at the Cosmic Cafe and are $15.00 for adults and $12.00 for kids and seniors.
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryFriday, July 28th, 2017 at 3:13am

Meet Steve at the bottom of the 150' Solar Tower on 1pm tours almost every weekend until December! He has extensive knowledge of the sun's patterns and activity, and is passionate about what he does. Come check it out! (2pm tours also running until the...

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryTuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 8:56am

The concerts in the 100" continue!! Make sure to catch one in the next couple of months for a unique musical experience ๐Ÿ˜Š

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryMonday, July 24th, 2017 at 12:34pm

Banana Splits on a Sunday afternoon at the Cosmic ๐Ÿ˜„

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatoryTuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 9:08am

Ever since the Disappointment Race we've been having wonderful weather on the mountain. Visit this weekend for 1 and 2pm tours as well as to take a peek through the Lunt Solar Telescope parked out by the Cosmic Cafe! Hope to see you all soon...

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatorySunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:32am

Concerts happening TOMORROW at the 100" dome! Come and join us on this special occasion for incredible music and acoustics ๐Ÿ˜Š

The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson Observatory
The Cosmic Cafe at Mt. Wilson ObservatorySunday, July 9th, 2017 at 2:47am

25 and 50K's happening right now on Mt Wilson and surrounding area! It's bound to be an exciting day- Have a wonderful time, everyone! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ