Monday, May 15, 2017
Havana.- The Convent of Belén will have an observatory museum that will offer information on the historic evolution of meteorology and weather forecast in Cuba.
According to experts, the new center will provide statistics from the meteorological, geomagnetic and astronomic observatory that existed in that building for 67 years.
The facility, housed in the northwestern tower of the five-story building, will have three exhibition halls, a multipurpose classroom, a meteorological station and an astronomic observatory.
In addition, it has visualization equipment and digital connection and a terrace-viewpoint that is 24 meters above sea level.
The construction of the Convent of Belén, which has a Spanish-colonial architectural style, started in the late 17th century, in 1842, the Spanish government evicted its occupants and established offices there.