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  Kassel, culture: Museum of Astronomy and Technical History with Planetarium
Historical observatory from 1560 up to the 19th century. Important astronomers and watchmakers such as Wilhelm IV, Tycho Brahe, and Jost Bürgi are considered to be the fathers - both from an intellectual as well as a craftmanship standpoint - of the valuable collections.
4000 years of timekeeping, geodesy and optics, and the history of data processing and energy technology. Projection planetarium with 10-metre dome for 56 visitors. Foucault pendulum. Historic print shop and clock maker's workshop.


Museum of Astronomy and Technical History with Planetarium in the Orangerie

Informationen:
Museum für Astronomie und Technikgeschichte
An der Karlsaue 20 c
34117 Kassel
Tel.: 0561 - 31680-500
Fax: 0561 - 31680-555
E-Mail: info@museum-kassel.de
Opening hours: Tuesday till Sunday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm