Visit the house where William Herschel, using a telescope of his own design, discovered the planet Uranus in 1781. His observations helped to double the known size of the solar system. Following a tradition of the great astronomers of the Renaissance he pushed forward the science of building telescopes. He was rewarded for his work by King George III.
Open 1st February to 31st December 2024 (Tuesday to Sunday)
10am to 5pm, last entry 4pm.
Closed between 1pm to 2pm on Weekends. Closed on 25 & 26 December
ADMISSION PRICES on ‘Visiting the Museum’ link below