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The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN


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Address: The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Phone Number: 01323 832731
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The Observatory Science Centre is a science museum and observatory near Herstmonceux village in East Sussex.

Set within the Herstmonceux Castle estate this attraction has historic telescopes to see plus more than a 100 interactive hands-on science exhibits both indoor and outdoors. The outdoor exhibit areas include the Discovery park science playground, Water planet and Sound dishes. Indoors exhibit topics are the Earth, Forces, Light and Colours and a number of Astronomy exhibits including one about the history of the observatory. Outdoor exhibits may not be available during Winter months.

  • Free car parking.
  • Gift shop with science-related gifts, toys, books and souvenirs.
  • Cafe serving home-made soup, light lunches, daily specials, home made cakes and drinks.
  • Picnics welcome.

Opening Times:

Ticket Prices (without gift aid):

  • Adult - £8.75
  • Child (4 to 17 yrs) - £6.75
  • Senior (65+) - £7.75
  • Family of 4 (2 Adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children) - £27.75
  • Family of 5 (2 Adults + 3 Children or 1 Adult + 4 Children) - £32.75
  • Members and Carers - FREE

Prices and opening hours correct as at April 2021.

Before you start your journey to The Observatory Science Centre for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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