Is Mills Observatory open all year?

Yes. Mills Observatory is Britain's first purpose-built public observatory and is open everyday from October to March  (except 24th, 25th & 26th Dec and 1st & 2nd January).

During the summer months, from April to September, the observatory is open on selected dates, when visitors can enjoy a varied programme of public events. There is a summer programme which ranges from planetarium shows to family drop-ins and one-off special events.

April to September

Open on selected dates for varied public programme.

Winter Opening Hours - October to March

Monday to Friday, 4 pm to 10 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12.30 pm to 4 pm
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