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Museums Week

Our Museums have some great activities happening across the half term week. Do take a look at our ticketing page to see what is on offer to keep the family entertained. Including Halloween at the Herschel! Sadly we cannot grant free access to the Herschel museum for Discovery card holders this half term, Caroline's comets...

Museums Week

Our Museums have some great activities happening across the half term week. Do take a look at our ticketing page to see what is on offer to keep the family entertained. Including Halloween at the Herschel! Sadly we cannot grant free access to the Herschel museum for Discovery card holders this half term, Caroline's comets...

Caroline the Comet Hunter

Calling all children.........Coming to us live from her Hanover home in 1828, Caroline casts her mind back to when her brother William discovered the planet Uranus, a discovery that changed their lives forever! She remembers the struggles of being a female scientist over 200 years ago and the joys of making her own discoveries –...

Caroline the Comet Hunter

Calling all children.........Coming to us live from her Hanover home in 1828, Caroline casts her mind back to when her brother William discovered the planet Uranus, a discovery that changed their lives forever! She remembers the struggles of being a female scientist over 200 years ago and the joys of making her own discoveries –...

In Our Time – Melvin Bragg BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg's programme "In our Time" next Thursday (11 Nov) is about Caroline and William Herschel. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0011c4p It's at 09.00-09.45 and partially repeated 21.30-22.00 in the evening.  The contributors are Monica Grady, Jim Bennett and Carolin Crawford Grab a coffee, take a seat and sit back and listen!

In Our Time – Melvin Bragg BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg's programme "In our Time" next Thursday (11 Nov) is about Caroline and William Herschel. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0011c4p It's at 09.00-09.45 and partially repeated 21.30-22.00 in the evening.  The contributors are Monica Grady, Jim Bennett and Carolin Crawford Grab a coffee, take a seat and sit back and listen!

Half-Term Activity

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

What’s the time? There are beautiful examples of sundials at the museum. Come and discover how they work and make your own simple one to take home. Free with normal admission. Suitable for ages 5-11.

Celebrating the discovery of Uranus: SOLD OUT

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

The planet Uranus was discovered on 13th March 1781 from 19 New King Street, Bath, now the Herschel Museum of Astronomy. You can be part of the celebrations by joining the Bath Astronomers at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy for talks and observations of the night sky from the very garden where William Herschel discovered...

£30

Daytime Astronomy: Vernal (Spring) Equinox

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

Celebrate the Vernal (Spring) Equinox by joining the Bath Astronomers for daytime astronomy and solar observing from the Herschel Museum of Astronomy where Uranus was discovered in 1781. The solar telescopes and Bath Astronomers will be in the garden from 12 noon to 4pm to guide you so you can observe the Sun safely and...

Easter Activities

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Make a moon spinner This Easter it will be a full moon.  Come along to the museum gallery and make your own spinner that reveals the phases of the moon.  This drop in activity is free with your museum ticket.

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