Public Events

We are closed over the Christmas period and there will be no sessions on the 22nd, 25th, 29th 2017 and 1st January 2018.

Public Astronomy Evenings

Friday evenings, 6:30pm - 7:30pm and 8pm - 9pm(Winter). Monthly 7.30pm - 9pm (Summer).

Giving you a chance to find out about the history of the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and discover more about the night sky.

Booking is essential. Tickets £4 adults, £3 children/concessions. Bookable in advance online.

Public Astronomy Evenings

Astronomy Talks

Monday evenings, 7:30pm-8:30pm

Our season of weekly talks run from October to March each year. The talks are given by specialists from the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and other organisations around the UK.

Booking is essential. Tickets £4 adults, £2 children/concessions. Bookable in advance online. Season tickets are also available, these can be purchased on the door. Season ticket holders must still book a seat reservation online.

Astronomy Talks Programme

Special Events

Occasionally we run special events with partners around Edinburgh and as part of wider festivals or events.

Special Events Programme

Dark Sky Events

The Dark Sky Scotland programme runs events at locations throughout Scotland.

Dark Sky Scotland website