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Astronomical garden

COVID-19: during summer 2020 only “all inclusive” tickets are available (astronomy session + exhibition). For more information: link on the page your visit. For more informations : consult this page


Unique in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, this astronomical garden makes it possible to become familiar with astronomy in a context of educational outside activities and fun:

  • An observatory to watch the Sun during the day and stars / planets in the evening, and discover the instruments of celestial observation.
  • A restauration area.
  • A relaxation area, composed of tables and chairs, for a well deserved break between different activities.

    Financing: City of Vaulx-en-Velin, National Agency of Urban Renewal (ANRU), Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Métropole du Grand Lyon.


Uselful informations:

Free access in addition to a ticket “visite complète” (session + exhibitions) or “visite expos” (only exhibitions).