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Summer Sundays: Free Family Pop-up Astronomy Event @ 15 New Bond Street, Bath.

August 7 @ 10:00 am4:00 pmFree


On Sunday 7th August, join the Herschel Museum, Herschel Society and Bath Astronomers at 15 New Bond Street, Bath, to learn about the Herschel family, who revolutionised astronomy in the 18th and 19th century. Join in with solar astronomy and fun activities during the day! No need to pre-book, just turn up on the day.


William Herschel discovered the Planet Uranus on 13th March 1781, from 19 New King Street, Bath, the house he lived in with his sister Caroline, now the site of ‘The Herschel Museum of Astronomy’.

This year, we commemorate 200 years since the death of William Herschel with a programme special exhibitions and events, celebrating his life and achievements.