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route de Souesmes | Station de Radio Astronomie, 18330 Nancay, France
+33 2 48 51 18 16
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Interesting space exhibition

Well worth a trip for anyone interested in science, the universe and astronomy. Our five year-old... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Paul S
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Interesting and informative

We actually learned a lot on this trip. We knew nothing about radio telescopes, by the end we did... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
TheAylesburyDuck
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Among the trees of the beautiful Sologne forest, stands a most peculiar metal landscape: the various radio telescopes of the Nançay Radio astronomy facility. Let us be your guide for a stroll into the mysteries of radio astronomy. Take a close look at these instruments and find out how the scientists study celestial radio waves. Visit our exhibits and discover the Universe. Then enjoy our sky theatre shows for a journey to the stars.
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Aug 7, 2017
“Interesting space exhibition”
Aug 14, 2015
“Interesting and informative ”
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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route de Souesmes | Station de Radio Astronomie, 18330 Nancay, France
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth a trip for anyone interested in science, the universe and astronomy. Our five year-old very much enjoyed the informative and interactive exhibits, as did the parents!

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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We actually learned a lot on this trip. We knew nothing about radio telescopes, by the end we did. The children enjoyed the interactive exhibits and the planetarium had an English show at 11.00 on the day we went. Two short films were enjoyed by...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Even if you know nothing about astronomy, you will find that you soon learn lots from the history - from Galileo to the present. There's a quiz as part of the guide which children will like. It's a working station and has the fourth largest...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

We were staying at Les Alicourts, about half an hour drive away and decided to check out this little astronomy place. It was very quiet on the day we came, and although they normally only conduct their planetarium show in English on Wednesdays, we were...More

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