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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
Solar and Star Gazing
We will be running solar and star gazing sessions from Sat 25 July until Monday 31 August.
Sessions will be for single family or household groups. You will be welcomed and taken through to our museum garden, the very place where William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus. Telescopes will be set up and our team will be on hand but at a safe distance, to help you interpret the skies above. Pre-booking will be essential, for timed slots.
Check back here for session details and to book, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified once tickets are available.
When you purchase your tickets, full Covid-19 safety guidelines will be available.