Taylor Observatory

  • Taylor Observatory / Norton Planetarium is a facility owned by Lake County Office of Education, located beneath the dark skies of Lake County, in Kelseyville California.

    The facility features a 36 seat classroom, a 16 inch research grade telescope under a dome, a 32 seat planetarium with a 6.2 meter (20 ft.) domed ceiling and an Epsilon Model Digitarium Star Projector System.

    The Taylor facility also boasts over 10,000 square feet of outdoor space and is well-equipped for students, teacher workshops and the general public to experience Science and Astronomy.

    This facility is predominately used for educational and scientific purposes, in support of Lake County's K-12 grade students. It is only open to the public during specific events.

    School field trips can be booked online or by emailing Jennifer Kelly at jkelly@lakecoe.org for more information.

    Use of the facility for other meetings should be reserved through the Lake County Office of Education.


  • Jennifer Kelly
    Education Specialist
    (707) 262-4119 ext. 119

    LCOE Kelseyville Office
    4325 Main St
    Kelseyville, CA 95451

    Hance School Community School
    1510 Argonaut Rd.
    Lakeport CA 95453