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Mills Observatory

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Staff are really friendly and always willing to help. Only down side is the telescope at the top of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amost enjoyable experience

recently had a great visit to Mills Observatory - the staff are so helpful and knowledgeable - we... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dee B
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Glamis Rd Balgay Park, Dundee DD2 2UB, Scotland
+44 1382 435967
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are really friendly and always willing to help. Only down side is the telescope at the top of the observatory, it isn't always possible for the other members of the public to look through it as there is generally a group of young people...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KirstyI27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

recently had a great visit to Mills Observatory - the staff are so helpful and knowledgeable - we were lucky to get a clear night - as someone else said it is very cold on the terrace at this time of year so you need...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dee B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The staff were welcoming, friendly and very knowledgable. whilst waiting for sun to set the views were stunning from.the balcony and we were then fortunate to be able to see mars and saturn. I would highly recommend a visit but ensure you bring warm clothes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We were unlucky as the sky was full of cloud, therefore we couldn’t see anything, however the stuff kept us busy with interesting time for a long time :-)

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Magus2001
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a beautiful walk up the hill in autumn. It's a bit of a climb, but well worth it. The observatory looks like it comes out of a Lovecraft-story. If you walk a little further down the hill, you come across a blue bridge...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Informative friendly staff. Really interesting. Well worth the walk up. Amazing to see the stars and understand them

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank caroline m
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I loved our visit here, managed to get a good view of Jupiter before it clouded over. We arrived early for a planetarium show and a very kind couple who knew what they were doing managed to focus the telescope for us to view before...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank drrivett
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I took my sons to the observatory and they had a great experience. They also learned more from this visit than they had with their own telescopes and books. The guide brought so much to the experience and was able to point out some constellations...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank kthomson59
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We were pretty unlucky with the weather because we checked and it said it was going to be a clear night but unfortunately got a bit cloudy when we arrived there. The place itself is very old and you can smell how old the place...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank jodss10
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A great place I have visited in August and again today. An amazing experience looking at the planets and stars. The staff are really informative and passionate about what they do. A very cool place and well worth a visit. Support this wonderful place. If.you...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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6 February 2017|
Response from robinred0 | Reviewed this property |
A taxi will pick you up at the door, there is a good mobile signal there.