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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 has now closed for the 2020 season... a decision made in the light of the current UK government advice and Lockdown regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

We will re-open in 2021 (dates tbc) and we are currently planning an extensive programme of events & activities... do follow us on social media for the very latest information.

Please do keep in touch via email and we will be in contact just as soon as possible.

Please note: Our on-line shop is OPEN where you can order gifts and 2021 Gift Tickets.

The safety and wellbeing of our 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...

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