The Royal Observatory Edinburgh

Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HU

Join us on a virtual tour of the Royal Observatory Edinburgh.

Across the weekend, we will be holding live online talks, virtual tours and planetarium shows with engineers and astronomers on hand to help answer any space questions you have. Travel around our virtual site in your own time and discover the story of the observatory and the people that work there, including fun activities for the whole family.

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All live online events must be pre-booked at our website. Free bookings will open on 11th September.

ROE is home to the UK Astronomy Technology Centre and the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Astronomy combining state-of-the-art science and engineering for space research, with a history of astronomical observing in the city.

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Edinburgh and East Lothian Doors Open Days is supported by:

Arnold Clark Community FundHinshelwood Gibson TrustEuropean Heritage DaysScottish Civic TrustUrwin Studio Edinburgh Web Design

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