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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 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