David Dunlap ObservatoryDigital Doors Open Richmond Hill

  • Digital Doors Open
  • Videos
  • Virtual tours
  • Kid-friendly
David Dunlap Observatory

Since 1935, this observatory has been a research centre for the University of Toronto's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and a facility for public education and outreach. A popular site for Doors Open Richmond Hill in 2019, the David Dunlap Observatory gives us a glimpse into the skies above us from a spectacular facility. During Digital Doors Open, take a virtual tour of the site through the video below. Also, enjoy a short history of the site from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Or learn how to use a star finder to find your way around the night skies.

Contact info

123A Hillsview Drive
Richmond Hill, Ontario



Year built: 1935
Building type:AttractionEducational facilityHistorical landmark
Architect: Mathers and Haldenby
Architectural style:Beaux arts

Dates/hours open

Mar 25, 09:30am - Mar 25, 09:30am