star coffee house

FAQ is an interactive Museum of Astronomy and Space, inside which there is a digital planetarium.

A planetarium is a machine to simulate a starry sky. Sitting inside a hemispherical room, the viewer sees the sky projected over their head, thus having the impression of being under a night sky. A modern digital planetarium can simulate the sky of almost any time and any place, and let us virtually travel in space between the planets, stars and galaxies. and the Astrophysical Observatory of Turin are situated next to each other: is dedicated to teaching and popularization of astronomy, while the Astrophysical Observatory of Turin there deals with research in the fields of solar physics, astrometry, Planetology and the physics of galaxies.

There are evenings devoted to this.
Every third Friday of the month, in collaboration with the Astrophysical Observatory of Turin, offers “Un cielo di stelle al Parco Astronomico”, in which you can directly observe the sky with the aid of a telescope Information. is open from Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Mondays. Possible closures during the summer or school holidays are communicated on the website on this page.

Tuesday – Friday: 9.30am to 3.30pm

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday: 2.30pm to 7.30pm

Possible schedule changes are communicated on the website on this page.

Yes. To find extraordinary opening times (nighttime observations, theme nights…) consult the Calendar of activities.

The ticket office closes 1 hour before Museum closing time.

An entrance ticket to the Museum is required. The workshops, Planetarium shows, guided tours are optional activities and require the purchase of separate tickets.

No, you can go directly to the ticket office on the day you want to make a visit.

At you can visit the interactive Museum – either independently or with the help of a guide at an extra cost – and attend one or more Planetarium shows. Workshops, meetings, concerts, exhibitions, theater performances and lectures.


During the week, by appointment. Write to

On Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays you do not need to make a reservation: you can request the guide service directly at the ticket office (minimum of 5 participants). For organized groups booking is recommended by writing to

Guided tours last 1 hour.

No, unless otherwise indicated. You can sign up at the ticket office, when you purchase your admission to the Museum, subject to availability.

Yes, they are not included in the entrance fee to the Museum (required).

No, the cost of the ticket to the Planetarium is 4 € per person (except for free admissions due to age or conventions) for each show. The ticket can be purchased at the ticket office when you buy the entrance ticket to the Museum. Read more

Only in some cases.

Through the Ticketone circuit you can buy tickets for the nighttime observations (the third Friday of each month) or special events.

Each show in the Planetarium has a duration of about 30 minutes.

The visit the interactive Museum takes on average one hour and a half, not including Planetarium shows.

Inside the Museum you can find the Star Coffee House Cafeteria, managed by the Cooperativa Patchanka, which offers to visitors cafeteria service and dinner or apericena during the special events.

If you want to go to the Cafeteria, you have to buy the Museum ticket.

This space is open during the opening hours of the Museum.

On floor – 3 of the Museum there is a public dining area with tables and benches where you can enjoy food and drinks.

In this area, the bathroom has a changing table. 

Pictures and videos intended for private purposes are allowed inside the Museum.

To take professional pictures and video you must request in advance and in writing the authorization of the Museum management. holds all rights to reproduce images and videos about the Museum and its exhibits. Any type of reproduction, even partial, or use for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without a written permission from the Museum.

With the exception of guide dogs for blind people, no animals are allowed in the Museum.