Enter the world of infinity – beyond the stars, into the heart of the unknown.
Get to know the visionaries of space travel, explore space technologies, and dive into the story of the culturalization of space.
The Artistic Science of Cosmology
Humanity has been immersed in astronomy ever since the earliest civilisations, yet our understanding of the Universe and the celestial phenomena has changed across millennia.
Understanding of the Universe Across Time
Take a stroll through this attractive and dynamic exhibition on the history of understanding the Universe and learn about the leading astronomers and the history of astronomy, from pre-history to today. .
Herman Potočnik Noordung
Meet Herman Potočnik Noordung – a space-science pioneer and visionary of the still unfulfilled idea of a geostationary space station with artificial gravity, known as a habitat wheel.
Learn about the ideas of space travel as imagined by the pioneers of space technology and rocketry.
The Mysterious Universe
The universe has been stirring our imagination for millennia. What exactly is it? How did it come into existence? How much do we truly know about it? Find answers at The Mysterious Universe exhibition.
Images of Earth
Observation of the Earth from space is the future of managing the most vital areas for human development and for the planet’s preservation. Center Noordung will present all six families of Sentinel satellites, their areas of observation and the results brought by Copernicus, the European Union’s ground-breaking Earth observation and monitoring programme.
Slovenia in Space
There is a high profile for Slovenian companies in the global aerospace industry. Discover Slovenian companies and their achievements in space technologies.
On the Cosmic Horizons
Over the past seventy years, space exploration has reached many new milestones in terms of observing the Earth, the Solar System and nearby (and deep) space through technological developments.
The Moon – A Giant Leap for Mankind
This didactically coloured exhibition reveals special features of the Moon, Earth’s only natural satellite, which influences life on Earth in many different ways.
You’ll get to know our Solar System in more detail at this exhibition hosted by the Slovenian Museum of Natural History. You’ll see mock-ups of meteorite casts that have fallen on Slovenian ground and learn about our Solar System’s planets and their sizes in comparison with the Sun.
Step into space and experience the unknown world of infinity. The carefully designed concept of presenting the universe approaches virtual reality without the use of special glasses.
Vita, the Humanoid Robot
Have a chat with the first social humanoid robot created in human shape. Vita the robot is welcoming and friendly and will talk, dance, listen and make your visit to the Center Noordung extra fun and interactive.
Have you ever flown by plane at 800 km/h? Are you interested in how an aeroplane is operated and how it feels to look at Earth from space? Test the space flight simulator.
Enter a virtual reality that will launch you into space. You’ll get to know our Solar System’s planets and the space station in geostationary
Have you ever wondered how astronauts on the space station “trick” the equilibrium organ so they aren’t confused by weightlessness? They do this by training on the Barany chair, where you can also take a spin at the Center Noordung.
Journey Into the Universe of Consciousness
Try out this multimedia installation, a personalised innovative artistic experience built on the latest technologies. Delve into your consciousness and observe the brainwave frequencies.
reservations are required for the guided tour in English. For inquiries and reservations, write to email@example.com or call us on +386 40 300 052. During your visit, we ask you to follow hygienic measures, and we will also make sure that your visit is safe and pleasant in the center.
Thank you for your understanding and see you in space!
- Monday–Thursday: 9 a. m.–4 p. m.
- Friday: 9 a. m.–5 p. m.
- Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 10 a. m.–6 p. m.
- Closed: Jan 1 and 2, Easter Sunday, Nov 1, Dec 25
Guided tour in English
Bigger groups are welcome to visit Center Noordung outside of regular working hours by prior arrangement.
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Sunday August 29th – changed opening ours
Dear visitor, due to a closed event on Sunday 29.8. 2021 Center Noordung is open from 11 a.m., and the first guided tour (in Slovene language) will take place at 12.00 noon. Thanks for...
OPEN AGAIN ON MAY 2ND
IMPORTANT NOTICE Dear visitors, In line with the easing of measures, we are excited to announce that on Saturday, May 2nd we are opening our doors again. The schedule for the coming days is as...
CENTER NOORDUNG CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19
Dear visitors, We would like to inform you that in terms of responsible behavior against the spread of the virus, we are informing citizens and other visitors that it will not be possible to view the...
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Opening Hours in 2023
Our opening hours in 2023 will remain the same as last year. Guided tours in slovenian language will be offered from Thursday to Sunday between 1 October and 30 April, while during the summer (1 May...
Managing Social Innovation: from past challenges to future opportunities
September, 20th – from 12.30 to 02.00 p.m. It is widely recognised that SI can contribute to the generation of a positive impact on communities and society as a whole. However, the challenges...
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