Astronomy Experiences

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Join us for a Star Walk Experience!

Adult: $10 • Youth: $8 • Children 5 and Under: FREE!

See what lies beyond our solar system with our high end telescopes! Our team of experts will take you on virtual tour of the night sky with live demonstrations and high definition visuals of the night skies!

Call 807-473-2344 for your private booking today!

Tickets are available in the Visitor Centre 30 minutes prior to the programs start time. Advanced tickets available by calling 807-473-2344 Monday to Friday. Arrive early, as space is limited.

Educational Programs Include:

  • Active, hands-on learning 
  • Encounters with telescopes, meteors, multimedia and ideas that motivate and inspire students 
  • Interdisciplinary learning across the curriculum 

Programs are based on documented research and are linked to the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum expectations. Our skilled facilitators help participants achieve their learning goals through hands-on activities that make learning fun! 

2016 DTAO Experience Guide CoverDownload or browse our Observatory Experience Guide or Education Program Guide to learn more about these programs. Our goal is to meet your students’ learning needs, so if you’re looking for something not listed here, call 807-473-2344 to inquire about a custom program for your class.

Experience Times

Open every Thurs/Fri/Sat beginning Friday May 19th, 2017
Please note the Observatory will be closed on Canada Day July 1, 2017

Tours of the Universe

Thursdays & Saturdays 
10pm to 12am

Stimulate your senses on a journey through the cosmos! Explore the subatomic universe to the very edge of the observable universe through the DTAO's fleet of telescopes, observing galaxies, planets, nebulae and more.

Star Safari

Fridays  - 10pm to 12am

Join the DTAO astronomers as they lead you on a Star Safari! Use different types of telescopes to trek through the night sky and discover amazing stars, constellations, nebulas and galaxies. 


  • Adult: $10
  • Youth: $8
  • Children 5 and Under: FREE!

Unavailable Dates:

  • Please note the Observatory will be closed on Canada Day July 1, 2017
  • The Observatory will be closed during Karnival on the Kam July 20-23, 2017.
  • Saturday September 23, 2017 (Private function, ask about your special event.)
Call 807-473-2344 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve today!

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