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The Observatory Science Centre

Address

Wartling Road
Herstmonceux
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 1RN

Contact Details

Tel: 01323 832731
Enjoy hands-on science and discovery among the domes and telescopes of a former world famous observatory. With over 100 interactive science exhibits, as well as Telescope Tours, Open Evenings to view the night sky, Astronomy Courses and many Special Events throughout the year, our aim is to make science spectacular and fun for everyone. For further information visit: http://www.the-observatory.org

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

Prices and opening

The Observatory Science Centre reserves the right to alter admission charges without prior notice.
With Gift Aid / Without Gift Aid
Adult: £9.10 / £8.25
Child (4-16 yrs): £6.90 / £6.25
Senior: £7.30 / £6.60
Family of 4: £28.30 / £25.70
(Maximum 2 Adults i.e. 2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)
Family of 5: £32.25 / £29.30
(Maximum 2 Adults i.e. 2 adults + 3 children or 1 adult + 4 children)
Members: FREE
Carers (ID required): FREE

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
NotesTIMES
10 am - 5 pm
January / February / March and October / November / December
10 am - 6 pm
April / May / June / July / August / September

Last admission 2 hours before closing