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Directions and Maps

Planetarium Directions


Health and Natural Sciences Building
Room 234
159 Sunset Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30533


Take the long corridor with astronomical art just to the left of room 232 (large lecture hall), turn right at the end to find the double door entrance for the planetarium (room 234).



Accessible entry - Enter from the back of the building to the first floor and either take the elevator or the ramp to the second floor.

Observatory Directions


North Georgia Astronomical Observatory
Day Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30533


The observatory is located approximately four miles west of Dahlonega off of Highway 9, 0.4 mile past the junction with Highway 52.

Observatory's Operating Status

To find out the observatory's daily operating status, please visit the NGAO's Facebook page.

aerial satellite view of observatory

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