Archenhold Observatory and its collection

Archenhold Observatory

The Archenhold Observatory (Archenhold Sternwarte) is an end of the 19th century created public observatory in the Treptower Park in Berlin. It houses the Great Refractor, the longest pointable telescope in the world, also called Celestial Cannon. The institution was named after Friedrich Simon Archenhold, its first director. Furthermore it houses the historic Einstein Room, the Zeiss Small Planetarium and a Museum of Astronomy. Discover in the exhibitions the dimensions of the universe, the solar system and the historical development of astronomy. The Archenhold Sternwarte is considered the oldest and largest public observatory in Germany.

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Science & Technology  Science & Technology Astronomy

Archenhold Observatory
Alt-Treptow 1
12435 Berlin

Visitor information Archenhold Observatory

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
14:00 – 17:30
14:00 – 17:30
15:00 – 17:00
18:00 – 21:00
14:00 – 21:30
14:00 – 17:30




Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

Alt-Treptow 1, Berlin

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