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About SAAO Headquarters

The headquarters of the South African Astronomical Observatory, at the site of the original Royal Observatory.

The location features administration facilities, library and museum, workshops, and historical telescopes that visitors can gaze through at night.

They offer informative and unique presentations on the second and fourth Saturday every month, starting at 8pm.

Telephone:
+27 (0) 21 447 0025
Website:
www.saao.ac.za/about​/visting/cape-town
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SAAO Headquarters is 6.6km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 13.9km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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