Durfee High School telescope & observatory

October 2021

Check out this telescope and observatory in the newly built Durfee High School in Fall River, MA!  Durfee is one of only two high schools in New England that has an observatory.  Durfee’s observatory tower integrates the original 1887 historic Warner & Swasey telescope, which is currently on the National Register!

Click Here to learn more about how historical artifacts such as the Warner & Swasey telescope were incorporated into the new B.M.C. Durfee High School.