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Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) is an internationally known facility for science and technology research and development related to radio astronomy.  The site is open for self-guided tours year round, Monday to Friday, from...

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The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) is an internationally known facility for science and technology research and development related to radio astronomy. 

The site is open for self-guided tours year round, Monday to Friday, from 10:00am-5:00pm.

From Easter long weekend to Thanksgiving weekend the site is open weekends and statutory holidays from 10:00-17:00 for guided tours. Special tours led by Observatory staff are offered July and August, Sundays only, from 14:00-17:00.

Reservations are not required and these tours are free of charge.