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The Observatory Science Centre

Wealden

Type:Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

Tel: +44 01323 832731

The Observatory Science Centre

About

The Observatory Science Centre is one of the leading "hands-on" science centres with over 100 exhibits. As the former home of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, with its domes and telescopes, visitors can savour the unique atmosphere of a site where astronomers studied the heavens from 1950s to 1980s.

Explore science on a grand scale at our outside Discovery Park. Set amid beautiful countryside, the green domes provide an exciting environment with plenty of picnic space and wheelchair access.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
4 persons£25.20
5 persons£28.70 per ticket
Adult£8.00
Child£6.15
Concession£6.45

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Signposted from A272 Road at Herstmonceux two miles east of village on Boreham Street to Pevensey road. Look for sign to Herstmonceux Castle on A271 or A27

Video

  • The Observatory Science Centre

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

Open (31 Jan 2018 - 29 Nov 2018)

* Last admission 2 hours before closing
Discovery Park weather permitting

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