Observatory Roque de los Muchachos (ORM)


Window to the Universe

This specialised tourist centre pays tribute to the astrophysical observatory of La Palma, which is one of the best and most important in the world.

It aims to give visitors:inside an understanding of the impressive experience of research with the observatory's telescopes, the journey goes through three exhibition halls:

  • "Canary Islands" explains the unique conditions that the archipelago, and La Palma and Roque de los Muchachos in particular, offer for astronomical observations.
  • "Exploring the Universe" shows in synthetic form the current state of our knowledge about the universe
  • "Back to Earth" shows the natural environment in which the observatory is located.

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