Pannon Observatory, Bakonybél

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The No. 1 complex, astronomical educational center of Hungary. Modern telescope park, 3D planetarium show, astronomical and space research exhibition


Dear Guests!

From 7th August 2020 everyone has to wear a mask and to keep 1.5 metres away from other people.
Thank you for your understanding!


Contact, how to arrive:

Address: 8427 Bakonybél, Szt. Gellért tér 9. (entrance from Petőfi street)
GPS: 47.253087, 17.728004
Google Maps
Telephone: +36705690242 | +3688461245 (in opening hours)
E-mail: info at csillagda dot net
Website: csillagda.net (in English and Hungarian)

Opening hours:

14th January – 28th March:
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The ticket office closes at 3.30 p.m.
The last planetarium show starts at 3 p.m.
The last possibility for telescope using (due to the earlier sunset) at 3.30 p.m.

29th March- 30th June: Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday: closed
The ticket office closes at 5.30 p.m.
The last planetarium show starts at 5 p.m.

1st July - 31st August: every day 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The ticket office closes at 5.30 p.m.
The last planetarium show starts at 5 p.m.

1st September - 24th October: Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday: closed
The ticket office closes at 5 p.m.
The last planetarium show starts at 5 p.m.
The last possibility for telescope using (due to the earlier sunset) at 3.30 p.m.

26th October-1st November:
every day 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The ticket office closes at 3.30 p.m.
The last planetarium show starts at 3 p.m.
The last possibility for telescope using (due to the earlier sunset) at 3.30 p.m.

2nd November – End of March 2021:
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The ticket office closes at 3.30 p.m.
The last planetarium show starts at 3 p.m.
The last possibility for telescope using (due to the earlier sunset) at 3.30 p.m.

24-26th December: closed.
31th December-1st January: closed.)

Open for groups also by prior arrangement.
Night sky telescope programmes organised by prior arrangement, as the weather permits. (min. 10 people).
Opening of the telescope dome after rain: if it is fully dry (because of the high value of the telescopes).
Thank you for your understanding!


Admission fees:

Adult: 2.300 HUF/person
Discounted: 1.900 HUF/person
Family: 5.900 HUF/family (2 adults and 2 children below the age of 14)
Further own children below the age of 14: 600 HUF/person
3D film additional fee (the film is in Hungarian): 600 HUF/person
Student groups: 1 free entrance for the adult after every 15 students
Children up to 3 years old: free

The admission fee includes VAT and the fee of accident insurance of visitors, the visit of the astronomical and space research history exhibitions, one documentary film in the planetarium, participation in an experimenting lecture and, in case of clear sky, the observation of the Sun with the helioscope.

Besides this programme:
Film+ ticket: watching one more film in the planetarium costs:
600 HUF/person
Night + entrance fee: 2.700 HUF/person, but min. 27.000 HUF/hour

For the night programmes you have to book a visiting appointment in advance:
info at csillagda dot net
Programmes for groups are arranged by their individual request.


In case of arranged group visits, the following films can be chosen or can be watched for the film + ticket:
- Oasis in Space (22 minutes, from elementary school to pensioners, for everyone)
- The Zula Patrol (22 minutes, for kindergarten and lower grade elementary school children)
- Black Holes (22 minutes, cca. from the age of 14)


Discounted fees


About the Observatory


More information: www.csillagda.net


It is not allowed to take animals to the visitor centre!


The area of the Bakony–Balaton Geopark includes this exhibition site and its surroundings as well.

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