What's On

Find out what's on at the Observatory Science Centre for 2019. We're offering a packed programme, with some new things on offer this year!

Open Evenings

Come and enjoy the fabulous atmosphere that surrounds the Observatory at night and, weather permitting look through some of the largest telescopes in the country at some extraordinary night sky objects. Don't worry if it is cloudy we have a cloudy night contingency; a fascinating planetarium style talk! No booking required.

Museums at Night

£35.00 per Adult

Saturday 18th May. This evening event not only coincides with the national initiative 'Museums at Night' it also coincides with a 'Seasonal Blue Moon.'Come and join us for some history, mystery and a curry as we find out more about some of the more mysterious stories behind the Observatory Science Centre.

Einstein100

£8.75 per Adult — £6.75 per Child

25th May - 2nd June: This year is the 100th anniversary of the total solar eclipse that helped to support Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. One of our working telescopes was used to photograph this historic eclipse on the 29th May 1919 and we are celebrating throughout the week with talks and lots of family friendly activities.

New website

7th February 2019: Welcome to our new website! We are still working on new areas and will soon launch on-line events booking and on-line shop.