Kuffner Observatory
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Kuffner Observatory

Kuffner-Sternwarte is a historical Observatory dating from the end of the 19th century. Moriz von Kuffner, former owner of the brewery in Ottakring, founded the Observatory as a private scientific institute in the year 1886. Today, Kuffner Observatory can be visited during guided tours, exhibitions and seminars.

Kuffner Observatory (Kuffner Sternwarte)

Johann-Staud-Straße 10 , 1160 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • April to September
      Guided tours: Tue 9 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.; guided tours for groups also available by appointment
    • October to March
      Guided tours: Tue 8 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.; guided tours for groups also available by appointment
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • (Swinging doors )
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
    • Comments

      Main and side entrance: steps, single swinging doors, auditorium: 15 steps and 6 steps.

      Main building dome: 74 steps

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