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Mills Observatory

Dundee, Dundee and Angus, Scotland

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Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor

Mills Observatory

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!.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Balgay Park, Dundee, Dundee and Angus, DD2 2UB, Scotland


Click here to visit Mills Observatory's website
01382 435967

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 16:00 - 22:00, Friday and Saturday 12:30 - 16:00


Free admission


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