Out of an abundance of caution
the observatory is closed through January

Upcoming Zoom Webinar on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 7:30PM EST As part of our Observatory Lecture Series, Dr. Alexandra Yep will present: Meteors, Meteorites, Meteoroids, Oh My!

Also online:  Selected videos from the Observatory Lecture Series.


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Lots to see and do at the Martz-Kohl Observatory


The Martz-Kohl Observatory is run by the Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical Association Inc. a not-for-profit voluntary group of people interested in astronomy. The observatory is located in Frewsburg, New York in Chautauqua County, not far from Jamestown and Chautauqua Lake.