Observatory in Hurbanovo

Hvezáreň Hurbanovo
Hvezdáreň v Hurbanove

The emergence of the oldest observatory in Slovakia, Hurbanovo, deserved dr. Mikuláš Konkoly-Thege. The Astrophysical observatory, one of the first in Europe was founded in 1871 and the end of the 19th century belonged to one of the best equipped. Dr. Konkoly devoted all his life the development of science and scientific knowledge. The evidence of his scientific activity are 40 original scientific works. The fear that after his death extinguished observatory and its equipment shall cease to use their entire property, house, garden and all the equipment of observatories dedicated State (18. 5. 1899), provided that the observatory will remain in Hurbanovo, and while on her founder of lives would be unremunerated director.

Opening hours:

Season Day Opening hours
October - March Mon - Fri Multiple tours at 8.45, 10.15, 13.00 
April - September Fri 17.30 - program in planetarium for individual visitors
July - August Mon - Fri Admissions also for individual visitors
January - December Sat, Sun, public holidays Closed


Komárňanská 134 , Hurbanovo , 94701

Contact details

  • Phone: 00421/35/760 24 84
  • Fax: 00421/35/760 2487
  • www.suh.sk
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