The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux
Enjoy hands-on science and discovery among the domes and telescopes of the world famous Observatory Science Centre located in Herstmonceux, East Sussex. The interactive science centre has been located in the former home of The Royal Greenwich Observatory since 1995.

The Observatory has a full programme of ‘Spectacular Science’ for adults and children from the end of January right through to December. Events for Spring 2022 include Star Search Courses, Stargazing Evenings, Crime Detectives (for ages 6-8 years), Spring Comets and Curry and more. Visit their website for full details.

The Observatory is very close to the gardens and grounds of the Herstmonceux Castle Estate, a 15th century, moated castle and poplar visitor attraction.


All year round.


The Observatory Science Centre
East Sussex
BN27 1RN

Tel: 01323 832731

How to get there.