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Eagle Eye Observatory

The Eagle Eye Observatory is an unofficial dark sky location and is considered one of the best astronomic viewing sites in Texas. Enjoy night sky constellation tours and views of the universe. The observatory experience is led by astronomer Jim Sheets who makes the heavenly bodies both interesting and understandable for adults and kids. Click here to see more detailed information about the Eagle Eye Observatory.

When cloudy weather does not permit telescope viewing, the astronomer provides a program via a large screen television with planetarium software, videos, and comprehensive interactive Q/A sessions.

Sessions are offered DAILY Starting September 11, 2022, EEO sessions begin at 9 pm, with showings at 10 pm, on Fridays and Saturdays there is also an 11 pm viewing. Beginning November 6, 2022, the program will begin at 7 pm.

Reservations are required and may be made at check-in or by calling prior to your arrival at 512-334-2070 ext. 1.  

Private sessions are available through Guest Services for availability and price.