AAA organises outing to Greenwich Royal Observatory
We have a limited number of places remaining for members or guests to join our trip on Saturday 24 June.
What is on offer?
An Astro Ticket will allow you to experience:
- The Astronomy Centre, with its three interactive galleries. See how the universe and our solar system were formed and watch a 19th-century orrery demonstrating the movement of the planets. Find out about the different techniques used to explore the universe - you can even guide your own space mission! The shop and the café are in this area, along with three interactive galleries.
- The Historical Centre, where you can stand on the Meridian Line marking where East meets West. A free audio guide helps you to discover the history of the Royal Observatory, including the Harrison Clock, mentioned by Phil in his talk on investigating the Celestial Sphere.
- The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year, the biggest international competition of its kind.
- One 30-minute Planetarium show, from the following options, which needs to be booked in advance:
How much will it cost?
Astro Tickets cost £12.50 per adult, £6.50 per child (5-15 years) and £9.50 for over-60s and students.
In addition, the return coach fare from Bury St Edmunds to Greenwich will be no more than £26 per person, depending on numbers.
If you would like to book a place or find out more about this trip, please contact email@example.com, or call us on 07802 336 345.
Saturday 24 June, 2017
|8.30am||Coach departs Ram Meadow, Bury St Edmunds|
|10.30am||Arrival at Greenwich Royal Observatory|
|4pm||Coach departs Greenwich|
|6pm||Coach arrives Ram Meadow|