The Ole Rømer Observatory: Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto

Book a presentation

If you would like a presentation in English, it has to be booked separately.

A presentation lasts two hours and costs 675 DKK. Max 15 participants, ages 10+.

Please call +45 87 15 54 15 at the following times: Tuesday-Friday 10.00-14.00 or send an email to

If you are prevented from participating, please call to cancel the agreement.

Getting here

By bus

Route 17 stop at Carl Nielsens Vej by the racecourse. Find routes and timetables at

By car

The address of the observatory is: Observatorievejen 1, 8000 Aarhus C.

The observatory is situated in the southern part of Aarhus C.

There are parking spaces for cars by the observatory. Parking facilities for busses are available at the parking space of the racecourse.

Access for disabled persons

There is no easy access for wheelchairs as there are no lifts in the old observatory.

The observatory has toilet facilities, but no wheelchair-accessible toilet.

Assistance dogs are welcome at the observatory.


Remember to wear warm clothes. When we use the telescopes, we open the observatory to the chilly night sky.

Photos and video

You are welcome to film and take pictures at the observatory for private use. Please follow staff instructions.