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Admission with Museum Card

Helsinki Observatory

The astronomy visitor centre of the Helsinki University Museum. Welcome to the journey through light years!

Designed by architect C. L. Engel in collaboration with Professor F. W. A. Argelander, the Helsinki Observatory was completed on Tähtitorninmäki Hill in 1834. The Observatory now functions as the astronomy visitor centre of the Helsinki University Museum. The Observatory’s exhibition gives people of all ages an opportunity to learn more about the history of the building and the wonders of space.

Available to rent for meetings and celebrations, the Argelander Hall and East Rotunda in the Observatory’s east wing are idyllic venues for a variety of functions.

The Observatory building also accommodates the facilities of the Ursa Astronomical Association, the University’s Almanac Office and a cafe.

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Museum contact details

Helsinki Observatory
Kopernikuksentie 1, 00130 Helsinki

+358 (0) 2941 24244

Museum website

Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

8/6/4/0 €

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Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu 12:00-20:00
Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat 12:00-16:00
Sun 12:00-16:00

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