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"Admiral Vasile Urseanu" Bucharest City Observatory

SubordinationBucharest Municipality Museum
Museum code7083506
Name"Admiral Vasile Urseanu" Bucharest City Observatory
CountyBucureşti
LocalityBUCUREŞTI
AddressB-dul Lascăr Catargiu nr. 21, sector 1
Postal code010662
Telephone021.212.96.44
FaxIOT
E-MAIL addressdialog@astro-urseanu.ro
AccessUnderground: Piaţa Romană Station; buses: 300, 381
Time tableclosed for restoration
DirectorAdrian Majuru
Collection(s)The astronomical observatory functions in the building owned at first by Admiral Vasile Urseanu. In 1933, the City Art Gallery made of the place its first location. The museum shelters an exhibition on the history of Romanian astronomy; the collection includes documents, books and manuscripts, period items, original telescope, ancient sun disks, old astronomical tools, panels with rare astronomical phenomena noticed in our country, next to the equipment of the Observatory itself, including an equatorial telescope with an objective 150 mm in diameter.
Historic Monument building Historic Monument building B-II-m-B-18332
General profileScience and Technology
Main profileNatural Sciences - Observatory
WEB addresshttp://www.astro-urseanu.ro; http://www.muzeulbucurestiului.ro/observatorul-astronomic-vasile-urseanu.html
Founded1956
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