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What’s doing at The Dome?

Imagine how exciting it must have been at Yerkes during its scientific heyday—casually passing respected astronomers in the hallway or watching them at work late into the night searching the cosmos. You can still walk where they walked, think your own big ideas where they thought, and create where they created. Yerkes Observatory is quite a vital place these days, filled with enthusiasm and imagination. Discover what’s happening now and how you can tap into the energy.

We Are Open

I’m going to start our first blog post by highlighting one word: Gratitude. Our staff has profound gratitude to our visitors, donors, and volunteers because (goodness gracious) we’re open! After two years of restoration during almost four years of dormancy, we opened for tours on May 27th, 2022. Visitors have been buying tickets and showing…

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