CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory

In an exciting collaboration between Cork City Council, the Cork Institute of Technology and a private benefactor, Blackrock Castle was re opened to the public in November 2007 as CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, the Space for Science.  We are open 7 days a week.  Enjoy our international award winning science centre & riverside restaurant!

Driving Directions to this Venue

 

OPENING HOURS:

Mon-Fri & Sun 10-5, Sat & Bank Hol 11-5

 

For much more information, go to the Blackrock Castle Observatory website:

http://www.bco.ie/about/

 

Our Vision

To affect positive change in attitudes toward science, engineering and technology in Ireland and be recognised and respected as a centre of excellence in scientific research, education and outreach.

Our Mission

To provide the people of Cork city and Ireland with a centre of excellence in science:

  • By fostering interest in science, engineering and technology through the medium of astronomy
  • By developing innovative programmes which increase awareness of science, engineering and technology
  • In collaborating with governmental, professional, industrial and educational establishments on programmes which increase awareness of science, engineering and technology through research in astronomy, optics and imaging
  • By exploring and developing applications for our research
  • Through consultative services to governmental, professional, industrial and educational establishments
  • Through our activities and commitment, inspire people of all ages and from all walks of life to experience the wonder of science

  • Address: Castle Road,
    Blackrock,
    Cork
  • Email: info@bco.ie
  • Telephone: +353 (21)435-7917
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