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PLEASE NOTE: The Link Observatory and grounds are currently closed to the general public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review the Upcoming Events link at the bottom of this page for times and dates of re-opening.

Treat Your Organization to the Wonders of the Universe at the Historic Link Observatory
Reserve a special evening for your organization at Indiana's most historic astronomical observatory. Located on a high bluff about 3 miles south of Mooresville Indiana on US 67, this historic facility is the most unique venue for private functions in Indiana. Your organization will marvel at its classic design and beautiful hand-built construction.

Our conference room comfortably seats up to 50 people with a large projection screen, audio system and a small kitchenette. The Observation Deck contains our centerpiece 5,000-pound astronomical telescope which sits on a 200-ton concrete pier all under a 35-ton wooden observatory dome, the largest wooden observatory dome in North America. The entire facility was hand built in 1939 in beautifully finished natural wood, cut and milled from the trees on the site. 

Let us cater to your private group as we provide a fascinating multimedia presentation and a talented staff of lecturers, guides and certified telescope operators. It will be an evening your organization will never forget as they each have the opportunity to gaze at the wonders of the universe through Indiana's most historic astronomical telescope.

How to Reserve Your Private Event
The Link Observatory is available for single night, private events on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from March through November (no weekend dates are available). This is a highly popular venue, be sure to schedule well in advance.

Ideal for business groups, civic organizations, scouting troops and private events, the Link Observatory offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all who attend. Maximum attendance is 50 with pricing and availability upon request. Some organizations are exempt from pricing, contact us for more information.

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