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The Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory

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Photo Credit: @es_astrohub
Photo Credit: @adkskycenter
Adirondack Public Observatory, Tupper Lake

Experience the beauty and wonder of the night sky at The Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory in Tupper Lake. The not-for-profit observatory houses four permanently mounted telescopes and several portable telescopes. Stargazing session are held on most clear Friday nights. There is no fee and all are welcome to join. Private stargazing is also available for a small fee. The APO also operates an office, classroom and gift shop at the Tupper Lake Knights of Columbus building located at 36 High Street.


Accessible Amenities

Blind/Low Vision
  • Blind/Low Vision Accommodations:
  • Audio Tour: Yes
  • Signage: Partial
Cognitive/Autism Spectrum
  • Cognitive/Autism Spectrum Accommodations:
  • Staff Orientation to Venue: Yes
  • Accessible Amenities:
  • Accessible Car Parking Onsite: Yes
  • Accessible Van Parking Onsite: Yes
  • Unisex/Companion Bathroom: Yes
  • Special Programs: Yes
  • Service Animal Relief: Yes
Mobility/Wheelchair Access
  • Mobility/Wheelchair Access Accommodations:
  • Accessible Bathroom: Yes
  • Accessible Entrance: Yes
  • Accessible Route: Yes
  • Low Service Counter or Window: Yes
  • Special Programs: Yes
  • Accessible Guided Tour: Yes
  • Outdoor Accessible Seating: Yes
  • Accessible Outdoor Tables: Yes
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