is a purpose-built public observatory in a woodland setting on the summit of Balgay Hill. Watch stars and planets through the telescopes, or admire the scenery with some spectacular treetop vistas across the silvery Tay.
With fascinating space exploration and astronomical displays, planetarium shows and a fully computerised telescope that can detect 30,000 objects in the sky, there is so much to see, do and learn! Staff are on hand to help and advise and family are welcome to explore the universe!.
April to September
Open on selected dates, check the attraction's website for details
October to March
Monday to Friday 17:00 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday 12:30 - 16:00
Dundee and Angus,
Small charge applies to planetarium shows and group visits.
Yes, there is parking onsite.
Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.
No, there are no baby changing facilities.
Yes, you can bring a picnic.
Mills Observatory has not told us about their dining options.
No, Mills Observatory is not wheelchair friendly.
No, Mills Observatory have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
Mills Observatory has not told us if they are dog friendly.