Education, Lectures & Tours
This page includes schools, colleges, astronomy lectures and historical tours throughout the area.
The Smith Observatory
Millionaire philanthropist William Smith erected small observatory in 1888 and through it, astronomer William Robert Brooks discovered a great number of comets, bringing scientific fame to Geneva. Undergoing a historical renovation and open for public tours just in time for the total solar eclipse.
630 Castle St, Geneva
Finger Lakes Welcome Center
FINGER LAKES EXHIBITS
Learn about the Finger Lakes region's geography, history, agriculture, businesses and amenities. Saturday, Sunday and Monday April 6-8 from 9-2 and 2-6 feature tastings from businesses around the state. The Welcome Center itself will have extended hours for visitors to explore for the eclipse festival. On Seneca Lake in Geneva. Amenities include souvenirs, food and drink, Finger Lakes exhibits, restrooms and outdoor space on the lakefront.
35 Lake Front Drive, Geneva 315-787-0007
Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
ONTARIO COUNTY OFFERINGS
Find general eclipse information, as well as the many offerings the entire county has to offer on the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection's eclipse website: Visit Finger Lakes.
19 Susan B. Anthony Lane, Canandaigua, NY 585-394-3915