Explore the planets
Discover the wonders of the universe from our unique location in the heart of Makarska, welcome to Makarska Observatory.
Unique scientific and tourist experience
Our observatory provides a wide set of services for every visitor
Join our educational courses to discover more about astronomy
We offer a variety of astronomy activities for children of any age
Our team also offers a variety of online and offline informational services
Play and Learn
Astro Park Makarska is a playground with a unique feature - a built-in scaled solar system. Kids can play and learn about the universe with fun activities, guided tours, and educational displays. It's a great destination for families and school groups.
16th Winter Astro School
At the Makarska Observatory on January 6th and 7th, 2023, 29 children from Makarska learned about planetary nebulae from our young lecturers Luciana Grabner and Dorian Grubišić, while Observatory director Prof. Gloryan Grabner treated them to a journey through space on the Artemis I rocket and telescope on an exceptionally clear night on the first day.
Visit of the President of the Republic of Croatia
Zoran Milanović visited the Orion Observatory in Makarska. He climbed a ladder to look through the telescope and seemed quite impressed, also using the glasses that he received instructions for from Kristian Grabner.