Visit Europe's Spaceport
One of the main attractions in French Guiana is Europe's Spaceport. Free guided tours are available when a launch is not in progress but please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
|08:00||Welcome to the Space Museum, Jupiter Hall|
|Identity check and distribution of badges|
|08:15||Jupiter Building - VIP lounge|
|Presentation of Europe's Spaceport|
|Film "The Way into Space"|
|Presentation of the Control Centre|
|Film: latest launch campaign|
|09:30||Bus tour of former Ariane 4 launch site|
|10:15||Bus tour and presentation of Ariane 5 launch site|
|11:00||Return to Jupiter Hall - end of tour|
Tours take place Monday to Thursday from 08:00 to 11:00 in and from 13:00 to 16:00. On Fridays there is a morning tour only.
tel: +594 594 326123
fax: +594 594 321745
Visit the Space Museum
If you are visiting the Spaceport do not forget to call in at the Space Museum. Situated next to the Jupiter Hall, the museum contains life-size mockups of satellites, interactive animations and a selection of scientific films to guide you through the past, present and future of the Spaceport.
Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 18:00
Saturday 14:00 to 18:00
Tickets cost €6.10 for adults and €3.80 for children under 10. Reductions are available for groups and visitors to the launch base.