GROUP TOURS OF THE VEEN OBSERVATORY

 

If your church, school, scout groups, etc. is interested in an evening of family-friendly fun featuring wonderful views of the universe at a premiere educational institution, consider visiting the Veen Observatory!

 

The James C. Veen Observatory, owned and operated by the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, is available for group tours from mid-March to mid-November.

These evenings feature tours of the observatory, audio visual presentations, and observation of stars, planets, and other astronomical objects through the GRAAA's large telescopes. Members of the GRAAA will be on hand as guides. There are also opportunities for Q&A sessions with local astronomers.

Please read through the Group Tours Information and Group Tours FAQ. If you have additional questions, please email us at graaa@graaa.org.

GROUPS THAT HAVE VISITED THE VEEN OBSERVATORY

John Ball Park Zoo School

East Kentwood High School

Calvin College

Grand Rapids Community College

GVSU Physics Club

Kendall College of Art and Design

Thornapple Kellogg Middle School

East Grand Rapids Robotics Club

Lowell Classical Conversations Home School

Assumption School

Boy Scouts of America

Girl Scouts of America

Selah Home School

Christ Church Junior High School

Gilliam Home School

Thousand Hills Christian Church

Oriole Park Elementary

GRPM Camp Curiosity

Hope Network

Elmcroft of Kentwood Senior Living Facility

Friday Addition Home School

Private Parties

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