The Observatory Science Centre

The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

Home of the Herstmonceux Observatory this is an interactive hands-on science centre promoting interest in science for everyone. The centre itself is open most days with access to the observatory and viewing through the amazing telescopes permitted during regular open evenings. Sat nav users should look up the location’s website for directions.


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Observatory Science Centre

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Weather forecast

  • 29/05/24

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  • 30/05/24

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Weather forecast for Herstmonceux Castle (0.2 miles away) updated 28/05/24 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at The Observatory Science Centre. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 20:00pm to Saturday 10th August 2024 00:30am

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • The Observatory Science Centre – Science Festival 2024

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 10:00am to Sunday 1st September 2024 17:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival 2024

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 14:00pm to Sunday 1st September 2024 12:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Saturday 31st August 2024 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • The Observatory Science Centre Night Sky Photography

    Sunday 22nd September 2024 from 10:30am to 16:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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