Perkins Observatory

Tickets to Perkins Observatory are approx. $10-12/person.

  • Open: Usually on Friday and Saturday nights, but call in advance.
  • Location: (Map It) 3199 Columbus Pike in Delaware, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-363-1257
  • Web: click here

Perkins Observatory is owned and operated by the Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. It offers astronomy programs for the public most Friday and Saturday nights (with some exceptions) throughout the year.  The programs are held rain or shine and have limited ticket availability. The programs usually consist of an astronomy talk and a tour of the observatory. Observing through the 32-inch telescope occurs only if it is clear enough and dark enough to do so.