McDonald Observatory Visitors Center is temporarily closed, but our virtual programs continue!

20 November 2020

FORT DAVIS, Texas -  Due to COVID-19 mitigation efforts, the McDonald Observatory Frank N. Bash Visitors Center will be closed from November 21st through at least December 7th. In commitment to the health and safety of our staff, visitors, and community, we encourage everyone to stay home for the holidays and avoid gatherings with people outside of your household. Join us for stargazing from your living room in an upcoming or archived livestream program as we continue our mission to provide a greater understanding of the universe. Current ticketholders impacted by this closure will receive additional information. 

Overview of Visitors Center

Overview of Frank N. Bash Visitors Center