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Observatory of Baron Arthur Kraus

Hvězdárna barona Artura Krause

Gorkého 2658, 530 02 Pardubice

The observatory, which is in service from 1992, employs several telescopes up to the size of 45 cm reflector.

The observatory has one of the largest astronomical telescopes in the Czech Republic that is freely accessible to the public.

Telephone: +420 466 310 563, +420 603 165 366
Email: info@astropardubice.cz
Web: www.astropardubice.cz
GPS: 50°1'32.21"N 15°46'0.96"E
227 m above sea level

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Information

Category observatory / planetarium
Certificates and memberships Tourist stamp
Services computer with internet connection, event planning and hosting, interactive education programme offer, library / reading room, lookout with binoculars, night-time walking tours, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of tourist stamps
Staff languages Czech
Accepted forms of payment Czech korunas in cash
First year open to the public 1992

Tours / exhibitions

Opening hours
(GMT +2)
  • September Fr 20:00-22:00 (with guide)
  • February, March, October We-Fr 19:00-21:00 (with guide)
  • January, November, December We-Fr 18:00-20:00 (with guide)
  • February, March We-Fr 19:00-21:00 (with guide)
  • April, May We-Fr 20:00-22:00 (with guide)
  • June Fr 18:00-20:00 (with guide)

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

closed Now closed according to business hours
Sightseeing time: 120 min.
Observation for the public, tour of the observatory

Availability

Distance from parking lot 200 m
Bus/tram stop 200 m
The nearest train stations
Nearest bus stop
The nearest airport
  • Pardubice (2 km)
  • Mnichovo Hradiště (79 km)
  • Václav Havel Aiport (108 km)

Events in object

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