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May Half Term

This May half term come and make your own spinning pinwheel galaxy in our museum gallery. This drop in craft activity is free with your museum ticket. The activity runs from Sat 28 May - Sun 5 June when the museum is open.

May Half Term Special Event

  Beautiful Blueprints - A  family Cyanotype workshop at the Percy Community Centre During May half-term we will be running a session looking at how sunlight can be used to make cyanotype images and how William Herschel's discovery of infrared light impacts our life today. Children can take part in activities investigating light and have...

Solar Observing: Summer Solstice

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy 19 New King Street, Bath, Somerset

Visit the Herschel Museum of Astronomy to have the opportunity to take part in daytime astronomy on the day of the summer solstice from the very garden the Planet Uranus was discovered in 1781. The solar telescopes and Bath Astronomers will be in the garden from 10am to 5pm to guide you so you can...

Summer Holiday Activities

Explore the constellations Throughout the Summer holidays we will have constellation activities in the museum gallery and a children's trail around the museum. We will also be running events with the Percy Community Centre throughout the school holidays. Watch this space for more details.  

October Half-Term

Make a Pin-Hole Camera During October half-term we will be making pin hole cameras at the Percy Centre.  Watch this space for more details. Date TBC.