Norman Lockyer Observatory

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Norman Lockyer Observatory: Historic working optical observatory with emphasis on educational science; Astronomy, meteorology and amateur radio.

Day visits include planetarium show and tour of the domes and their historic telescopes. Night visits, when sky is clear of course, involve personal viewing using the historic telescopes.

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At Sidford there is a junction with traffic lights where the north-south A375 crosses the east-west A3052. Travelling east from this junction, crossing the River Sid and starting to climb Trow Hill, one comes to Stevens Cross. Turn right here, going along Sid Road through Fortescue, and after 2km turn left up Salcombe Hill towards the Observatory.

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Opening times (Observatory):

See Normal Lockyer Observatory's opening times for details

Opening times (Grounds):

Dawn to dusk every day

Prices (Observatory):
AdultStudent
£5.00£2.50

Prices (Grounds):

Free

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Address: Norman Lockyer Observatory, Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0YQ, UK
Phone: +44 1395 579941
Email: enquiries@normanlockyer.org
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