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Sonnenborgh is a bastion and observatory in Utrecht. It is one of the four bastions Emperor Charles V had built that was used in Utrecht in 1552. In the casemates behind the three-meter thick walls are still cannon holes. There is also a 16th century latrine and a well. In addition, the museum has a collection of telescopes that were used to study the stars and planets.

Alternative name:

nl Sonnenborgh Sterrenwacht

Sonnenborgh Observatory
Zonnenburg 2
3512 NL Utrecht

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology Specialized & Alternative

Topics

Astronomy

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm

More opening hours

Admission

0 - 3 Free
4 - 12 €4.50
13 and over €7.00
CJP Pass €4.50
Museumkaart Valid
U-pas €4.50
Tour per group of max 15 €65.00
Children €10.00

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Facilities


  • Coffee

  • Museum shop

Location

Zonnenburg 2, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Exhibitions

Permanent exhibitions

 

All exhibitions

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