Visitor Centre

Welcome to the Royal Observatory Visitor Centre website.

Royal Observatory Domes

We've been unwrapped and our copper domes have been fully repaired.

We are now open for business again, welcoming group and school bookings. Individuals and small groups (less than 10 people) can book for one of our Public Astronomy Evenings, which are currently held weekly over the winter months.

Winter Talks: Why not come along to one of our weekly talks on Monday evenings, seat reservations available.

We are also still taking bookings for visits to schools.

 

International Year of LightNOTICE: we are unable to accept drop in visits from groups or members of the public. Pre-booked visits only.

 

 

Upcoming Events:

Winter Talks series- 8th February, The Discovery of Quasars. 7.30pm - No spaces remaining.

Winter Public Astronomy Evening - 12th February. SESSIONS FULLY BOOKED

Winter Talks series- 15th February, A New Era in Radio Astronomy: The Square Kilometer Array- No spaces remaining.

Winter Public Astronomy Evening - 19th February. SESSIONS FULL BOOKED

Recent Activities.

P1-7 pupils from Humbie Primary School visited us on February 1st

Members of the 39th Edinburgh Brownies group visited us for the evening on February 1st

Members of the Jemec University Student group visited us on February 2nd

P6 pupils from Victoria Primary School visited us on February 3rd