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Tartu Observatory

Address: Observatooriumi tänav 1, Tõravere alevik, Nõo vald, Tartu maakond | Show on map
Mobile phone: (+372) 534 22817
Telephone: (+372) 696 2507
Website: http://kylastuskeskus.to.ee/eng/ External link
E-mail: visit@to.ee
Method of payment: Cash only
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Tartu Observatory in Tõravere is one of the 21 places worth discovering in Southern Estonia that are marked with a yellow National Geographic window; if you are interested in nature and space technology, visiting those places is highly recommended.

At the observatory, you can:
* enjoy fascinating tours of the 1.5 metre telescope building and Stellarium
* participate in captivating public observation nights
* try to communicate with a satellite at the control centre of ESTCube-1 
* participate in practical space-related work and experiments
* take part in discussion nights with scientists
* learn about the space lab and its services
* conduct innovative team trainings
* organize seminars at the observatory

Times and prices

Is open advance bookings only

Languages spoken

  • Estonian
  • English
  • Russian


  • Exhibition
  • Activities for children
  • Visitor centre
  • Souvenirs
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilet
  • Free parking

Additional services

  • Guide service available
  • Workshops
  • Meals
  • Seminar


Seminar and conference rooms