An Open Day on the Königstuhl is a massive undertaking, involving hundreds of our employees and presenting the complete spectrum of the institute's work.
After a long break caused by protracted construction work as well as the closure of the buildings to visitors due to the Covid19 pandemic, there will again be an Open Day on the Königstuhl in 2023. For more information, please see the articles linked below.
The last Open Day took place on 21th June 2015.
On 14 October 2023, the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and the Haus der Astronomie on the Königstuhl will open their doors from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and offer a varied astronomical programme.
Several thousand visitors came again to the Open Day on 21st June 2015 to find out about the current activities at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and the House of Astronomy. The videos and pictures give an impression of the different stations around research, technology, outreach and education.
For the Open Day 2012, more than 4000 visitors converged on Königstuhl to immerse themselves in astronomical research. This image gallery also shows what you can expect for the Open Day 2015 on June 21 on MPIA Campus.