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  You’ll support the exceptional science education programs developed by Griffith Observatory and FOTO.

  You’ll make it possible to bring tens of thousands more schoolchildren to Griffith Observatory through the FREE Friends Of The Observatory Bus Scholarship Program

  Your support continues the tradition of the acclaimed School Field Trip Program at Griffith Observatory


PLUS, you will receive the special benefits, discounts and recognition of your FOTO membership

There's never been a better time to join.

As a member, you can take advantage of the personal invitations you will receive to special events, the discounts on purchases at the Stellar Emporium and Café at the End of the Universe, the astronomical travel adventures, guaranteed parking when coming to see a show or a lecture, and so much more. 


 Special members-only programming will intrigue and engage you throughout your membership. And depending upon the level at which you join, private tours of the Observatory, after-hours activities etc… can be part of your experience as a member of FOTO.


See. Learn. Touch. Explore. Griffith Observatory is a place to visit again & again. Come up and experience all that the Observatory has to offer – as a member!

And don't forget - memberships make great gifts.



Join us now.


Your involvement with Friends Of The Observatory helps to ensure that that Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles’ beloved and historic landmark, continues to inspire millions of visitors with its wonderful spaces, engrossing exhibits and awe-inspiring shows.

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