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Housed in an iconic Cork landmark dating back to 1582, a visit to Blackrock Castle Observatory includes entry to Journeys of Exploration.
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Learn about the Universe, extreme life forms on Earth and life in outer space!
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120 days duration
Friday 20th March 2020
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146 days duration
Friday 27th March 2020
Thursday 9th July 2020
Cork arts and cultural organisations come together, in their homes, to create a love letter to the city to remind people of all of the gems that can be found and what they can expect to enjoy when the COVID-19 restrictions are over.
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory will remain closed until further notice
Sky Matters May 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Sky Matters April 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Daily: 10am to 5pm
Last Admissions: 4 PM
Box Office: +353 (21) 432-6120
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