Bükk Astronomical Observatory
The Bükk Astronomical Observatory is the most modern astronomical visitor center of Central Europe, where with the help of the triad of science-experience-interaction you can get information about the world of stars and space exploration. The visitor center of the Bükk National Park Directorate relies on four attractions where we offer the possibility of learning by playing abundant with experiences for all age groups.
The central topic of our exhibition is the Sun. Besides the effect of our sustaining star on the Earth, we present star types, the life of the stars, the invisible characteristics of our Sun, as well. Sensing heat, visible and invisible radiation will be presented, what is more, with the help of holographic displays, holo-pyramids and augmented reality (AR) we guide our visitors in this fascinating world.
Exhibition in the exhibition
In the Bükk Astronomical Observatory there is an exhibition of meteorites, unrivaled in Hungary, which means concerning certain meteorite types that you can see the biggest exhibited meteorites in Hungary. Our visitors can touch these stones arriving from the space, and also they can observe their structure with the help of a special microscope. As a specialty, visitors can see meteorites originating from the Moon and the Mars in our visitor center.
Wed - Fri: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM