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The Observatory Science Centre

Wartling Road, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

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The Observatory Science Centre

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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 per ticket
Concession£6.45

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    15
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Recent Reviews:

  • florents352
    Space day
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 23rd January 2020
    Really good place to play and learn for any age, my third times with my son. like a small science museum Read full review
  • louiset821
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Fantastic Y5 Science Trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th March 2020
    An amazing day for a Science school trip. The staff are very knowledgable and have a lot of patience and time for the children. There are so many exhibits to look at - indoor and out. We did a show... Read full review
  • JacsandDave
    Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Educational visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th March 2020
    Totally unexpected we came across the science centre at Herstmonceux when aiming for the castle. We found it very interesting. The Guide explained and demonstrated very well indeed. The castle is... Read full review

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

Opening Times

Open (31 Jan 2020 - 29 Nov 2020)

* Last admission 2 hours before closing
Discovery Park weather permitting

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