Virtual Doors Open Days


Virtual Doors Open Days

Welcome to Royal Observatory Edinburgh (ROE) – home to the UK Astronomy Technology Centre and the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Astronomy. Since Doors Open Days is a virtual festival in 2020, we’re bringing to your fingertips, a specially curated online experience. Join us for a virtual tour of the ROE site


Take a deep dive into our buildings to...

Explore our history and heritage of astronomical observing in the city.

Find out about the ground-breaking 21st Century science and engineering for space research and what we do for the world’s biggest observatories and space missions.

Join in too with some fun at-home activities for the kids.

Not only that…

Enjoy virtual planetarium shows and short astronomy talks by our astronomers and engineers run over Zoom webinar

These must be pre-booked via the links above prior to the start of the session. Free to book

Talk Space with our astronomers and engineers on Twitter @RoyalObs #ROEOpen