Hours and Directions
We offer the Bluebird concert series, field trips, venue rentals, and public astronomy tours and events.
Please see our front page for event announcements and our ticketing page to attend an event.
We are currently only open for ticketed events. No drop-in visitors can be accommodated at this time.
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory’s physical address is: 1000 Oman Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027. Note WE ARE NOT ON THE VANDERBILT MAIN CAMPUS. For driving directions, please use the form below:
Oman Drive is 1/2 mile north of the Old Hickory Boulevard intersection with Granny White Pike in Brentwood.
If you are heading north from Old Hickory Boulevard, Oman Drive will be to your right across from the Richland Country Club golf course. Look for our blue sign on Granny White Pike and turn onto the road with the sandstone gate entry.
If you are heading south from Harding Place/ Battery Lane, you will pass Otter Creek Road and Granny White Market. Continue farther south on Granny White just past the Vocé entrance. Oman Drive will be on the left with a sandstone gate entry.
Follow Oman Drive to the very top of the hill, past the High Valley subdivision. At the top, you will see our gates.