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Ellis Hall – Auditorium

History of Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall, completed in 1958, has long been the home of the Department of Civil Engineering. Additionally, the Queen’s Observatory is located on the roof.

Ellis Hall is named after Douglas Stewart Ellis (1885-1955), a Queen’s graduate who taught Civil Engineering between 1910 and 1955. He was also the Dean of Applied Science from 1943 to 1955.

Ellis Hall was constructed after WWII to help alleviate the extreme pressure on the Faculty of Engineering for more scientific courses at Queen’s.

What’s Inside Ellis Hall

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November '17
the queen's observatory

Queen’s Observatory Open House

Saturday, November 11th @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Second Saturday of the month
Ellis Hall – Auditorium, Ellis Hall
Kingston, ON Canada

Come listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets. Next, head up to the dome to gaze into deep-space with our 14″ reflecting telescope, sure to dazzle inquiring minds young and old!

Free
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December '17
the queen's observatory

Queen’s Observatory Open House

Saturday, December 9th @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Second Saturday of the month
Ellis Hall – Auditorium, Ellis Hall
Kingston, ON Canada

Come listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets. Next, head up to the dome to gaze into deep-space with our 14″ reflecting telescope, sure to dazzle inquiring minds young and old!

Free
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January '18
the queen's observatory

Queen’s Observatory Open House

Saturday, January 13th, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Second Saturday of the month
Ellis Hall – Auditorium, Ellis Hall
Kingston, ON Canada

Come listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets. Next, head up to the dome to gaze into deep-space with our 14″ reflecting telescope, sure to dazzle inquiring minds young and old!

Free
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February '18
the queen's observatory

Queen’s Observatory Open House

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Second Saturday of the month
Ellis Hall – Auditorium, Ellis Hall
Kingston, ON Canada

Come listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets. Next, head up to the dome to gaze into deep-space with our 14″ reflecting telescope, sure to dazzle inquiring minds young and old!

Free
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