The ASTRON office is located about 3 kilometers from the village Dwingeloo in the Province of Drenthe. ASTRON is situated next to the Dwingeloo Radio Telescope, which is maintained and operated by the CAMRAS foundation. The nearest towns with a railway station are Beilen (within biking distance, about 14 km) and Hoogeveen (within biking distance, via Hoogeveenseweg/Kraloërweg 11.5 km).

Guest house

ASTRON has a guest house with 10 rooms, a shared kitchen and living room. We only facilitate accommodation (overnight stay) with bicycle use included.

During your stay you can buy your own groceries and prepare your own meals. From Monday till Friday you can buy breakfast (from 8.30) and lunch (between 12.00 - 1.00 pm) in the canteen which is located in the main building.

The price of a single room is € 43,50 per night.

If you need a room, please contact your host or the secretariat of your host's division to reserve a room in the guest house.

Latest tweets

Although beautiful, nature can cause problems around our LBA and HBO antennas. The dandelions can damage the COAX cables, making our maintenance work difficult at times. But we keep our antennas clear with the greatest respect for nature, or course.

Credit: Denis Schrama

Although beautiful, nature can cause problems around our LBA and HBO antennas. The dandelions can damage the COAX cables, making our maintenance work difficult at times. But we keep our antennas clear with the greatest respect for nature, or course.

Credit: Denis Schrama

This week @ASTRON_NL hosted the first consortium-wide Ice-Breaker event for the @EU_H2020 EXPOWER project (@ExpowerEu). Bringing together 8 universities, 3 research institutes, 7 companies from 9 countries. https://www.astron.nl/daily-image/

Another great achievement by @ehtelescope! Our new director @astroTui was involved as well, as a member of the #EHT team.

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