Exhibits & Tickets
School Tours & Workshops
Housed in an iconic Cork landmark dating back to 1582, a visit to Blackrock Castle Observatory includes entry to Journeys of Exploration.
Read More »
Learn about the Universe, extreme life forms on Earth and life in outer space!
Plan your visit with an up to date list of the times of activities, tours and events at Blackrock Castle.
Wednesday 12th February 2020, Tuesday 25th February, Thursday 6th February
Details & Booking »
7 days duration
Friday 14th February 2020
17 days duration
Sunday 1st March 2020
Sky Matters February 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Sky Matters January 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Sky Matters December 2019 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
The names of mythological dogs (Bran, Tuiren) from the Irish legend The Birth of Bran, for the planet HAT-P-36b (Bran) orbiting the star HAT-P-36 (Tuiren) in the constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs),
Daily: 10am to 5pm
Last Admissions: 4 PM
Box Office: +353 (21) 432-6120
Get our action-packed monthly newsletter: science events, fun facts, contests and more!
© CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory T/A Cosmos Education Ltd. Registered in Ireland: Company No. 451645. Registered Charity #CHY 18134. Registered Address: CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork, Ireland T12 YW52