Since 1935, this observatory has been a research centre for the University of Toronto. Today, it is a facility for public education and outreach. Come and participate in astronomy-themed activities by the University of Western Ontario, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the David Dunlap Observatory Defenders. Tour the Ylab maker space and view modern and heritage metalworking machinery.
- Guided tours available
- Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust
Contact info123A Hillsview Drive
Richmond Hill, Ontario
ArchitectureYear built: 1935
Architect: Mathers and Haldenby
Architectural style: Beaux arts
Building type: Attraction, Educational facility, Historical landmark
Landscape: Garden, Park
Dates/hours openSaturday May 11, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.