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Welcome to The Observatory Science Centre

Spectacular hands-on science & discovery among the domes and telescopes of a world famous astronomical observatory.

We look forward to welcoming you soon...

Thank you for supporting us!

The Observatory Science Centre is located in Herstmonceux, East Sussex.

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The Observatory Science Centre is temporarily closed to on-site visitors. Following Governement announcements we are looking forward to re-opening and welcoming you back wc 17th May 2021.

We will soon be announcing dates and details of our extensive 2021 programme of events & activities. Please do keep in touch via email and follow us on social media for the very latest information...

If you are a school, we can bring our outreach to you today so please contact us. 

You can visit the 'Astronomy Hub' and 'Science at Home' sections of our website, and our on-line shop is OPEN!.

Continued closure means further loss of income and we appreciate your support through donations / on-line shop purchases etc.

The safety and wellbeing of visitors, staff and volunteers is our absolute priority and our charity is carefully monitoring and following all guidelines.

The Observatory Science Centre team sincerely wish good health for you and your families, and thank you for your continuing cooperation, understanding and support. 

2020 was our 25th anniversary year and we can't wait to continue our celebrations and welcome you back in 2021... 

Upcoming Events

Please check back soon.