Urania Observatory

For Star Gazers

Kuffner Observatory

The Kuffner Planetarium offers astronomic guided tours. Weather-permitting, one can look at the stars with the large telescope constructed in the year 1889.
Guided tours suitable for children 6 years and up
Every Saturdays at 5pm, the Kuffner Planetarium offers family days. These guided tours consist of a slide show and the viewing of the large telescope and, weather permitting, an astronomic observation.
Guided tours take place during all weather situations. Observations with the telescope are only possible during good weather.
Workshops and additional guided tours 

Zeiss Planetarium Vienna

Family Day at the Planetarium, two Sundays every month (except for July and August). This is when the space mouse Yanni takes children from aged 4 and up on adventurous space missions. During the breathtaking journeys through space and time, Yanni tells new and exciting things about the planets and moons in the solar system.
Additional information on the programs

Urania Observatory

In the oldest planetarium in the center of Vienna, it is possible to look into space with a computer-guided telescope.
Guided tours on different topics  are suitable for children 6 years and up. Duration: 1½ hours during any weather.

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.

Vienna Planetarium (Planetarium Wien)

Oswald-Thomas-Platz 1 (beim Riesenrad), 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • (Double swinging doors   82  cm  wide )
      • Ramp 72  cm  long , 10  cm  high
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      All rooms accessible without steps.

Urania Observatory

Uraniastraße 1/Eingang Turmstiege, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 30 Steps (Swinging doors   80  cm  wide )
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.

 

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