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The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 1RN
Tel: 01323 832731
Fax: 01323 832741

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Welcome

Spectacular hands-on science and discovery among the domes and telescopes of a world famous astronomical observatory.
We look forward to welcoming you through 2018......

Thank you for supporting us!
Telephone: 01323 832731
Fax: 01323 832741

Operation Earth

We are proud to have been chosen as one of the 11 partner science centres to engage with this fascinating Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) funded  project. Look out for our Operation Earth activities throughout the year, including the May half term holidays and help us investigate our wonderful planet.           

For more information see our Operation Earth  page.

Exclusive Book NOW AVAILABLE

The Isaac Newton Telescope - at Herstmonceux and on La Palma
2017 EDITION NOW AVAILABLE

We have produced a limited edition of just 200 gold-foiled copies to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Isaac Newton Telescope (INT).

These are available with the exclusive INT pin badge designed for us by Brighton based artist Mark Charlton.

Paperback, 104 colour and black/white illustrations.
By Anthony Wilson.
Science Projects Publishing 2017. ISBN 978 0 9512394 2 1

Exclusively available from The Observatory Science Centre shop or via mail order.
Cost £23 (including p & p)
Please call us to make card payments.

Cheques payable to 'Science Projects Ltd' and send to:
The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux
East Sussex
BN27 1RN

Mark Charlton limited edition

We are delighted to have 25 of Mark's INT50 prints (A2) available from a limited print run of 50.

Just £25 Once they’re gone, they’re gone!!

We are unable to post, so payment / collection must be in person.
Please call us to discuss 01323 832731

Exhibit Availability in the Winter Months

Please check the exhibits section for further details
2018 Information Leaflet
2018 Events and Activities Brochure
Spectacular Science for Schools
Cuckmere Bus
Every Wednesday from 14th February, why not leave the car at home and visit The Centre on the Cuckmere Bus! PLUS you receive reduced entry to The Centre of just £5 pp. when presented alongside a valid Cuckmere bus ticket.
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SCIENCE OF BEER 2nd June
Why not treat yourself to a fantastic, fun evening out which not only includes an informative talk about brewing beer but includes a curry as well! All this plus you will receive a voucher to sample a free beer of your choice from the Freedom Brewery collection (soft drinks and wine are also available). If that was not enough, all being well with the weather then there will be an opportunity to look through the Centre's giant historic telescopes at some remarkable night sky objects including magnificent Jupiter. See Themed Evenings for further details.
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