Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Herschel Museum of Astronomy

19 New King Street, Bath, Avon, BA1 2BL, South West

Museum dedicated to the achievements of the Herschel family, including William, who discovered Uranus in 1781 from the museum garden. The museum is also home to the Bath Astronomers, who use the venue for regular meetings.


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Bath Astronomers

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Please contact Bath Astronomers directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Bath (0.6 miles away) updated 15/06/24 at 12:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Herschel Museum of Astronomy. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Solar Observing with the Bath Astronomers

    Saturday 22nd June 2024 from 10:00am to 16:00pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL

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  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 26th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL

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  • Stargazing with the Bath Astronomers

    Tuesday 17th September 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL

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  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 25th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL

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  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 30th October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL

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  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 27th November 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL

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