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The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is dedicated to the many achievements of the Herschels, who were distinguished astronomers as well as talented musicians. It was from this house, using a telescope of his own design that William discovered the planet Uranus in 1781.
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Herschel Museum of Astronomy,19 New King Street, Bath BA1 2BL
The garden is open for family solar and star gazing sessions over the summer holidays, click here to find out more and book a place.
PLEASE NOTE: The museum and shop remain closed until further notice due to Covid-19.
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