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Arecibo Observatory, San Juan

Arecibo Observatory - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Arecibo Observatory
Route 625, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00612Map
+1 787 878 2612
Overview

The Arecibo Observatory is one of Puerto Rico's most recognizable landmarks, and it is a very important part of investigations of interspatial communications in the USA. The radio telescope's dish measures an amazing 20 acres, the largest in the world. It gathers information from all parts of the Universe and stores them for professional analysis. The facility is administered by Cornell University and offers a visitor's center/museum, which describes the functions of the Observatory. Admission: USD5 adults USD3 children & seniors

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Arecibo Observatory General Information
  • Open Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Science & Technology
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