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Mills Observatory

Closed Now: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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amost enjoyable experience

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

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dee B
An amazing experience and we would return again

The staff were welcoming, friendly and very knowledgable. whilst waiting for sun to set the views... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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Glamis Rd Balgay Park, Dundee DD2 2UB, Scotland
+44 1382 435967
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Reviewed 4 days 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

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

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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 :-)

Thank Magus2001
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 6 September 2017

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

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

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

Thank kthomson59
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

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

Thank Domino M
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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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.