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Public Observing in Galloway at Harold E. Taylor Observatory

Here are more fun activities in Galloway, New Jersey.

  • As of August 25, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this event.

Public Observatory Viewings

Dr. Joseph Trout and our student physicists will guide visitors through a tour of the night sky. Observatory viewing events will be offered throughout the academic semester. Each viewing night has been chosen based on a featured object for that evening. Attendees should dress according to the weather.

When is this event?

August 31, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

When is the raindate?

Before you head out to the observatory, please look up at the night’s sky. If there is cloud coverage, the viewing night will need to be cancelled. A notice will be posted on the website as well.

Does this event repeat?

Please see schedule for dates.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Due to the popularity of the reopening, they are expecting larger than normal crowds. You will need to make a reservation through the booking system. Because the system does not allow a cap on the number of visitors, but rather a specified timeframe, reservations are set at the lowest time to accommodate a larger number of visitors. Please choose a reservation in 5-minute intervals, but note, the observatory will be open for 2 hours on viewing nights. Each visitor will have ample time at the telescope. One reservation may be used for up to groups of four.

What is the admission price?


This event is being organized and hosted by

Please contact them with any questions regarding this event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

36 Pomona Road, Route 575
Galloway, New Jersey 08205 United States
(609) 652.4546
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