Cambridge Explores the Universe


Saturday, April 23, 2016, 12:00pm to 4:00pm


Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge

Become an astronomer for a day! Enjoy telescope tours, interactive multimedia exhibits, hands-on activities, live demonstrations, prizes, and our ever-popular Scientist Cafe, where visitors can chat with local astronomers to find out what's new in the universe. Hosted as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival, Cambridge Explores the Universe invites space scientists of all ages to explore the wonder of the universe together in an out-of-this-world astronomy extravaganza!

No reservations are necessary, but seating is limited to the auditorium's capacity. Admission is free. 

For more information, including accessibility, or to sign up for the events mailing list, call the Public Affairs Office, (617) 495-7461 or email Please request sign-language interpretation at least 2 weeks before the event. Current sky information is available.

Entrance is at the west of the CfA complex, near Madison Street and large parking lot. The CfA is easily reached by public transportation. From the Harvard MBTA Station (Red Line), take any bus or trackless trolley going west on Concord Avenue (Arlmont Village and Belmont Center buses, Huron Avenue trolleys) and get off at "Observatory Hill."