In light of public health concerns, please wear a facemask when visiting the observatory.
We have a hand sanitiser available in the foyer and have increased ventilation and use U.V. air purifiers for your safety.
Admission to the observatory is from the published opening time. The complete programme commences 15 minutes later.
Arrivals after programme commencement may miss some of the programme content.
The programme is approximately 2 hours duration and will usually include a short talk, a planetarium presentation and visits to the historic telescopes and Lockyer Technology Centre.
Telescope domes are unheated and suitable clothing should be worn. Telescope viewing is dependent on clear sky.
The observatory will always be open at the advertised times. There is no need to pre-book for any published open afternoon or evening. Members events can be attended by any member of the observatory society.
Prices – Adults – £10.00, Children – £5:00, Family ( 2 adults and 2 children) £25:00