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York Observatory

5/5
1 Reviews
Planetarium
Address: Museum Street, York YO1 7 United Kingdom
Phone: 44-1904-629745

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The observatory was built in 1823 and can be seen through the road in the museum garden. The current house was built by Yorkman Thomas Cook in 1850, the telescope was restored and installed in 1981, and there is a two-hundred-year-old clock.

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  • 293neilk
    293neilk
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    Nice find.

    While wandering around Museum Gardens I came across York Observatory and what a lovely find. Constructed between 1832 - 33 and has the distinction to being the oldest working observatory in Yorkshi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1572810534000+0800)/
  • Jenny C
    Jenny C
    Maidstone, United Kingdom
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    Most illuminating

    A very enjoyable experience with special thanks to the gentleman who took much time to show us around and explain the workings of the observatory and other interesting facts.

    Reviewed on /Date(1549690138000+0800)/
  • SebastianJ1817
    SebastianJ1817
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    Lovely little place

    Popped in here on a wim today. The volunteer there was really informative and told us about the history of the place, as well as some other interesting facts about astronomy. It was awesome to see ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1549526895000+0800)/
  • lmolus
    lmolus
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    Interesting!

    A great find. Only open a couple of days per week but well worth a visit. Very interesting telescope and display. A big thank you to the volunteers for showing us around!

    Reviewed on /Date(1548370690000+0800)/
  • R8442BHvickyd
    R8442BHvickyd
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    FASCINATING

    I am never lost for words, but this succeeded. It was fascinating, amazing and seeing the telescope was Hugh and just... awe-inspiring.

    Reviewed on /Date(1528095475000+0800)/

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