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Totally appalling customer service. Website states open to public tuesdays and sundays 11-1 and 2-4. Precise eh? So we travel down there and door is closed at 2.40 on Tuesday. Ring buzzer. Get spoken to through intercom to be told last tour started at 2.30....More
Great small local observatory, we are very lucky to have this in Paisley. If you get the chance go to one of the winter viewing evenings,to have a look out of the telescopes
and wonder at the universe.
A building donated by the coats family of paisley to the people of paisley is home to a fantastic historical telescope which is still in use today . visitors get to see the machinery in action .well worth a visit. Limited parking unfortunately.
Clean, well-preserved, passionate / knowledgeable staff, feel welcomed, it is surprised to use a telescope made in 1898 to view the moon. Beautiful, clean building, well-maintained, love the green tiles.
Visited here on a spur of the moment decision whilst walking past with a friend. We dragged ourselves up the hill in the pouring rain only to find we should have gone to the museum to go on the tour. However, we pushed the intercom...More
This is one of only a few observatories open to the public in Scotland. There are three free daily tours of the observatory via the museum. Matt the guide was super and his enthusiasm for astronomy as well as the history of the 1883 building...More
We were invited to join the guided tour while visiting the very interesting museum.
The guide was very informative and pleasant; willing to answer any questions. Following the tour we watched a video presentation in the ( tiny) planetarium, which lasted about half an hour,...More
Popped in on a Saturday afternoon for a tour. Staff were kind enough to wait on us as we were a few mins late. Tour guide made it very interesting and were happy to answer any questions. Will definitely come back for stargazing evening.