The Observatory Science Centre

The Observatory Science Centre
Wartling Road
East Sussex
BN27 1RN




01323 832731


01323 832741

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Day and night at The Observatory Science Centre
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The Observatory Science Centre is one of the UK's leading science centres. Explore science, space and astronomy with over 100 exhibits, both inside and out, amongst the domes and telescopes of a world-famous astronomical observatory.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Science centre, Festivals

Opening hours

2014 DATES
Open daily from 1st February to 30th November
Plus weekends 6th/7th & 13th/14th December

10am - 5pm January-March & October-December
10am - 6pm April-September
Last admission 2 hours before closing

Admission charges

Adult: £8, Child (4-16): £6, Senior: £6.25, Family of 4: £24.70, Family of 5: £28.15

Collection details

Science and Technology

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Observatory Science Centre - Open Evenings

Open Evenings 2010 & 2011
Are you interested in the night sky? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to look at the stars, planets and the moon through some of the country's largest telescopes? Well here is your opportunity! Come and join us on our open evenings and take a glimpse of what it would have been like to use these amazing instruments. This year our Open evenings will be held on selected Saturdays during winter, spring and autumn (unless otherwise stated).
Viewing is subject to weather conditions. Please check the local weather before embarking on a long journey

How to obtain

No booking required for Open Evenings - just turn up before 8pm please phone the Centre first to check weather conditions