Public Events

Public Astronomy Evenings

Every Friday evening, 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. Call 0131 668 8404 or email to make a booking.

Public Astronomy Evenings

Astronomy Talks

Mondays, 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 not required. Tickets available on the door, priced £4 adults, £2 children/concessions.

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