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.

GUIDED VISITS

PERMANENT
EXHIBITIONS

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.

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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. .

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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.

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Noordung′s Perspective

Learn about the ideas of space travel as imagined by the pioneers of space technology and rocketry.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Solar System

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.

SPACE
EXPERIENCES

Space 360°

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.

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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.

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Electra VR

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.

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VR Noordung

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

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Bárány Chair

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.

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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.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Dear visitor,

for guided tour (english language), we recommend booking an appointment. For inquiries and reservations, write to info@center-noordung.si or call us on 040 300 052. 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!

OPENING HOURS

  • 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.

Other
VR contents

Price list

GUIDED VISIT: 50 min
INDIVIDUAL VISIT: 30–50 min
VISIT PACKAGES:

EVENT
ORGANIZATION

THE BUILDING HAS A CIRCULAR SHAPE IN THE FLOOR PLAN, IDEAL FOR ORGANIZATION OF MEMORABLE EVENTS WITH INNOVATIVE DECORATION AND POSITIONING.
It is possible to hire the venue for cultural, promotional, and business events.

ENTER THE WORLD
OF INFINITY

Let the word and image take you through the content of  Center Noordung.
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News

Sunday August 29th – changed opening ours

Author: tanja

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...

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OPEN AGAIN ON MAY 2ND

Author: tanja

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...

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CENTER NOORDUNG CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19

Author: tanja

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...

Current events

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...

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...

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