Reservation request form
The Martz-Kohl Observatory is open to the public on Wednesday and selected Saturday nights. Check the calendar for dates and time. For groups or family of 6 or more people, or for special requests, please use the reservation form below.
If you are an organization or group such as a school class or Girl Scout troop, please use our Schedule a Group Visit Form.
For general information and directions, visit our Contact Page.
All visitors to the observatory age 2 or older are required to wear a mask that covers nose and mouth per CDC guidelines. A complementary mask will be provided if you forget to bring one.
Reservations for 6 or more must be made at least one week ahead of the requested date. We will get back to you in a day or two to confirm date, number of people and to go over visiting procedures. If you would like to speak to someone, you can call 716-483-1955 to leave a message. Someone will return your call as soon as possible. Note this is a business phone (Hall Optical) and it may or may not be answered but a message can be left. The observatory phone 716-569-3689 is answered only when members are present.