Welcome to the Observatory Urania Zürich

Public guided tours every Thursday / Friday / Saturday. Box office opens 30 minutes before the start of the tour.

General Information

Public Guided Tours

The Urania Observatory Zürich offers public guided tours every Thursday / Friday / Saturday at 9pm (summertime) or 8pm (wintertime).

Tours include a short introduction to astronomy and our century-old telescope. Depending on the visibility of the night sky our demonstrators will go into specific astronomic issues and particularities of that day.


Adult: CHF 15.-
Students/ Teens 12-16 years: CHF 10.-
Children 5-11 years: CHF 5.-

Tour duration: 1h 15min

Tours take place in all weathers. Public guided tours are in German. Alternatively, we offer private tours in German and English.

Private Tours

Private tours are the perfect experience for company events, family gatherings or other special occasions. Our team will be able to plan the tour according to your interests and wishes.

Participant capacity: Up to 40 people
Duration: 1h 15min
Price: CHF 500.-



Die Urania-Sternwarte Zürich wird unterstützt von


Urania-Sternwarte Zürich / Uraniastrasse 9 / 8001 Zürich / info@urania-sternwarte.ch / +41 (0)43 317 16 40