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Royal Observatory Edinburgh

Door open days

26 September 2020

27 September 2020


The Royal Observatory Edinburgh combines state-of-the-art high-tech facilities and original Victorian observatory buildings in a beautiful hilltop site overlooking the city. Instruments for some of the world?s best telescopes are designed and built on-site.

Digital Resources

Take part in activities at the Royal Observatory!

Our virtual visit includes a planetarium show, live talks and some inclusive astronomy

watch and take part!

Key Information

Take a behind the scenes look through our video tours.


  • Blackford Hill
  • Edinburgh
  • EH9 3HJ