Madrid


Royal Observatory Museum in Madrid


Lokalitet

Autonom region:
Madrid

Provins/ö:
Madrid

Madrid


Beskrivning

One of the Observatory's locations is in the Villanueva Building, in Retiro Park. This centre has an important collection of antique instruments used for different purposes in astronomy and meteorology, such as a meridian circle, a selection of precision timepieces and a bronze mirror polished by W. Herschel. A Foucault pendulum in the central rotunda illustrates the daily rotation of the earth. The building is crowned by Grubb's large equatorial telescope dating from 1912. Another particular highlight is the library, which conserves one of the most ancient and extensive collections of documents on astronomical subjects.

Namn:
National museum

Samlingar:
Themed


Praktisk information

Tider

Från okt 01 till maj 31
Fredag
16:30

Lördag
12:00
16:30

Söndag
12:00


Från jun 01 till sep 30
Fredag
17:30

Från Lördag till Söndag
12:00


Från okt 01 till maj 31
Fredag
16:30

Lördag
12:00
16:30

Söndag
12:00


Priser

Ordinarie: 5€
Barn: Fritt inträde
menores de 3 años

Service

Guided tours

Karta


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