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Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur

Historic site and monument in Nice
  • The Observatory complex offers a remarkable scientific, historical and natural heritage.
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  • Founded in 1881, today the Observatoire de Nice is one of the 4 geographical sites of the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, a public Earth and Space sciences research centre. Located at Mont Gros to the east of the city of Nice, the site combines exceptional historic heritage with contemporary research infrastructure.
    Built by Charles Garnier, it is home to Europe's largest mobile dome, designed by Gustave Eiffel.
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    Founded in 1881, today the Observatoire de Nice is one of the 4 geographical sites of the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, a public Earth and Space sciences research centre. Located at Mont Gros to the east of the city of Nice, the site combines exceptional historic heritage with contemporary research infrastructure.
    Built by Charles Garnier, it is home to Europe's largest mobile dome, designed by Gustave Eiffel.
    UNIVERSARIUM: Travel from the Big Bang to the heart of the stars, test your knowledge of the solar system, live an immersive experience where you will travel through the universe.
    Online registration required: www.oca.eu/visites
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
  • Services
    • Available for private hire
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar/meeting
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Rates 2022
  • Rates 2023
  • Full price
    12 €

    • Full price : Adult without discount

  • Child
    6 €

    • Free for children under 6 years old.

  • Student
    6 €

    • Upon presentation of the student card.

  • Family pass
    25 €

    • Package dedicated to special family visits.
    For a group of 4 people including a minimum of one child.

  • Disabled

    • On presentation of the Mobility Inclusion Card (CMI) + one person accompanying the CMI holder free of charge.

  • Group adults
    90 €

    • Reduced rate for groups of adults with disabilities.

  • Set price group children
    60 €

    • School and leisure center.

  • Guided tours with registration at 2:45 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays / Fridays of school vacations in zone B
  • Full price
    12 €

    • Full price : Adult without discount

  • Child
    6 €

    • Free for children under 6 years old.

  • Student
    6 €

    • Upon presentation of the student card.

  • Family pass
    25 €

    • Package dedicated to special family visits.
    For a group of 4 people including a minimum of one child.

  • Disabled

    • On presentation of the Mobility Inclusion Card (CMI) + one person accompanying the CMI holder free of charge.

  • Group adults
    90 €

    • Reduced rate for groups of adults with disabilities.

  • Set price group children
    60 €

    • School and leisure center.

  • Guided tours with registration at 2:45 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays / Fridays of school vacations in zone B
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Except on December 25 and January 1. Group visits: Tuesday to Saturday. Public visit: Wednesdays and Saturdays (except school vacations).
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