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Visit Europe's Spaceport

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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

Opening hours
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.

To book
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.

Opening hours
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.

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