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Mills Observatory
Balgay Park - Glamis Road, Dundee DD2 2UB Route Planner
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Opening hours

Apr-Sep: open for special events (check ahead); rest of year: 4pm-10pm, weekends 12.30pm-4pm - closed during some school hols

Description

This public observatory is home to a ground floor astronomy and space exploration exhibition. On the balcony a telescope and pair of binoculars are at hand for an extensive view across the Tay. The main telescope (for use only when accompanied by a member of staff) only works in the evenings when the sky is clear, between October and March.

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