Veen Observatory

James C. Veen Observatory
3308 Kissing Rock Avenue SE
Lowell, MI 49331

The Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association's James C. Veen Observatory is an astronomical education and research center housing several fully equipped telescopes and support facilities. The Grand Rapids Public Museum collaborates with the GRAAA in presenting Veen Observatory Public Nights, and provides ongoing financial and administrative support.

Group tours can be scheduled through the GRAAA website.
Adults: $3.00
Under 18: $2.00
Under 5, GRAAA, and Public Museum Members: Free 



2013 Public Night Schedule: TBA

Veen Observatory Public Nights are presented when the sky is clear on the second and last Saturday evenings of each month between April and October as listed below. Starting times vary according to sunset times. If conditions are questionable, call 616-897-7065 after 6:30 on scheduled night, or visit the GRAAA website.