Rainwater Observatory

FCA’s nationally recognized observatory and planetarium provides high-quality space and science-related programming.

 

Location:

6810 Highway 413, French Camp, MS

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FRENCH CAMP ACADEMICS

Rainwater Observatory

6810 Highway 413, French Camp, MS



Alexander-Strange Administration Building

1 Fine Place Lane, French Camp, MS



Angle-Newman High School Building

345 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Barrett Home

434 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Buchanan Home

30 Curtis Drive, French Camp, MS



Buchanan Memorial Student Union

411 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Cain-Patterson Gymnasium

321 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Charles Rich Baseball Field

Next to the track and practice field



Cockrell Hall

201 School Street, French Camp, MS



Cook Home

50 Curtis Drive, French Camp, MS



Day Home

480 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Dining Hall

211 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Double Blessings Thrift Shop

6000 MS Hwy 413, French Camp, MS



Flowers Home

436 Church Street, French Camp, MS



French Camp Elementary School

300 Church Street, French Camp, MS



French Camp Presbyterian Church

353 School Street, French Camp, MS



Griffin Home

45 Pilcher Drive, French Camp, MS



Grounds Shop

36 School Street, French Camp, MS



Heidelberg Home

236 School Street, French Camp, MS



Hill Music Building

165 School Street, French Camp, MS



His Way/WFCA Home

76 Curtis Drive, French Camp, MS



McRae Hall

247 School Street, French Camp, MS



Maintenance Shop

47 School Street, French Camp, MS



Moriah Home

485 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Rainwater Observatory

6810 Highway 413, French Camp, MS



Practice Track and Football Field

Across the street from the swimming pool



Softball Field

Next to the swimming pool



Spencer-McCain Home

31 Fine Place Lane, French Camp, MS



Swimming Pool

Across the street from the track and practice field



Taylor Home

455 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Tennis Courts

Next to the swimming pool and softball field



Turpin Home

490 Church Street, French Camp, MS



Utley Horse Arena

220 Lake Road, French Camp, MS



Welcome Center and Bakery

6039 MS Hwy 413, French Camp, MS



WFCA Radio Station

40 Mecklin Street, French Camp, MS



Contact Form

Mailing Address:

Rainwater Observatory

1 Fine Place

French Camp, MS 39745

 

Phone: 662.547.7283

Fax: 662.547.6302

E-mail: info@rainwaterobservatory.org

 

GPS address:

6810 Highway 413

French Camp, MS 39745

Directions

FROM JACKSON: take the Natchez Trace Parkway north. Turn east onto State Highway 413 between mile markers 180 and 181. Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is one mile from the parkway on the right.

 

FROM TUPELO: take the Natchez Trace Parkway south. Turn east onto State Highway 413 between mile markers 180 and 181. Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is one mile from the parkway on the right.

 

FROM STARKVILLE/ACKERMAN: take State Highway 12 south. Turn right onto State Highway 413. Drive towards French Camp. Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is approximately 6 miles down Hwy 413 on the left. If you enter French Camp, you have gone too far.

 

FROM MEMPHIS: take I-55 south to the Winona exit (Exit 185, U.S. Highway 82). Go east on 82. Exit on U.S. Highway 51 south. Turn left on Hwy 407. Stay on it until you cross the Natchez Trace Parkway and enter the town of French Camp. Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is one mile from the Parkway on the right.

 

Distances:

from Jackson, Mississippi: 90 miles.

from Tupelo, Mississippi: 80 miles.

from Starkville, Mississippi: 40 miles.

from Winona, Mississippi: 30 miles.

from Memphis, Tennessee: 145 miles