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Mills Observatory

Glamis Rd Balgay Park, Dundee DD2 2UB, Scotland
+44 1382 435967
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Unfortunately the weather wasn’t good :-(

We were unlucky as the sky was full of cloud, therefore we couldn’t see anything, however the stuff... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Magus2001
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Lovecraftian setting

We had a beautiful walk up the hill in autumn. It's a bit of a climb, but well worth it. The... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Ulrike_K0
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Mechelen, Belgium
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Glamis Rd Balgay Park, Dundee DD2 2UB, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 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 :-)

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Reviewed 19 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

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

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

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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

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Reviewed 1 April 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

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Reviewed 21 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

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Reviewed 17 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

Thank Domino M
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely evening up at the observatory, was really good to talk to Robbie who knows so much and helped give us ideas on how to use our own telescope. It was really nice to speak to someone who loves...More

Thank Gemma D
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went up to have a look even though it was a bit foggy early January and very glad we did! There was a guide there who said it was too misty to see anything through the telescope,but would we like a demonstration of what...More

1  Thank Paulggg
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

I booked an event for the evening where we were given an informative lecture and display of what to look for in the heavens over the next month. The evening sky was projected onto a large curved screen and the staff were so enthusiastic I...More

1  Thank robinred0
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A taxi will pick you up at the door, there is a good mobile signal there.
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