Fife and Angus Sights

Mills Observatory

  • Balgay Hill Map It
  • Dundee
  • Observatory/Planetarium

Published 10/27/2015

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At the top of a thickly forested hill, Mills Observatory is the only full-time public observatory in Britain. There are displays on astronomy, space exploration, scientific instruments, and a 12-inch refracting telescope for night viewing of the stars and planets.

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Balgay Hill, 2 mi west of city center, Dundee, Dundee City, DD2 2UB, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Oct.–Mar., weekdays 4–10pm, weekends 12:30–4; Apr.–Sept., Tues.–Fri. 11–5, weekends 12:30–4

Published 10/27/2015


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