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Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, Arizona

 
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Distance from city center: 5.4mi
windykaty's pictureby windykaty Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 29th of November, 2010
First the drive up to the main Visitor Center on top of Kitt Peak is stunningly beautiful, then the guided tour in the Kitt Peak National Observatory just overwhelms you with information.

The tour guide is really passionate about its work and know everything about the telescopes so we could ask him anything and he was able to provide an accurate answer. The view from the observation deck is amazing, I just regret we couldn't go to the night-time tour, I'm sure the stars through such a telescope are beautiful. Highly recommending it!

Address:
Tucson, AZ 85726, USA

Price:
Adults: $7.75 (summer)/ $9.75 (winter)
Children: $3.25/ $4.25

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sun: 9am-4pm.

On the web:
http://www.noao.edu/kpno/

 
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