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Observatorio - Other Activity Neuquén - Argentina

Visit the world's southernmost observatory to learn about the constellations that are visible across the South American continent. The Andes are well-known as one of the best places in the world to view the night skies, and this is the only observatory located within Patagonia. In addition to gazing through four telescopes, you can watch documentaries, take classes, and attend conferences (all of which are in Spanish). The observatory is located 2.5 km North of the city center at the end of Av. Argentina, and admission costs about $1 USD.


300 Meters Northwest of Plaza de las Banderas. Near the Northern end of Av. Argentina and the Southern end of Av. Jesus Maria.

Neuquén , Argentina

Other Activity Types:
Astronomical observitory

Getting There

Walk 300 Meters Northwest from Plaza de las Banderas.

Travel Tips:

The observatory does not open if the skies are cloudy.

Price Description:

$4 Pesos

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:8pm in the summer. 6pm in the winter.

Open Hours to:2 am in the summer. 1 am in the winter.

Travel Skills: intermediate/somewhat difficult.

You Need to Bring:

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso

Contact Information:
Phone: 0299 448 8679

29 Jul 2010

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