The Observatory is OPEN today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Updated daily, as needed, by the Observatory Maintenance Staff)


Roads to the Observatory:

Angeles Crest Highway (CA2) from La Canada to Red Box Intersection — All Clear. Updated: 3/1/17


Red Box Road (from Angeles Crest Highway to Mount Wilson Observatory) — All Clear. Updated: 3/1/17

Observatory Status:

The Observatory is open every day of the year from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., EXCEPT when snow, ice, or other hazards force a temporary closure.

Cosmic Cafe:

The Cafe is open every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Check the Cosmic Cafe Facebook page here.

Additional Current Weather and Road-related Information:

The following sites provide weather forecast and condition information and the status of county and state roads that provide access to Mount Wilson Observatory: