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More tickets released to go inside the King’s Observatory
More tickets released to go inside the King’s Observatory

More tickets released to go inside the King’s Observatory

The occasionally open King's Observatory in Richmond has added a few extra dates due to interest in a chance to see inside the building.

Oct
25
2021
Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory
Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory

Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory

The King’s Observatory, a grand building commissioned by King George III as an observatory for the transit of Venus is going to open its doors later this month for a rare chance to see inside.

Sep
07
2020
Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory
Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory

Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory

The King’s Observatory, a Palladian-style building commissioned by King George III as an observatory for the transit of Venus is going to open its doors for a rare chance to see inside.

Sep
26
2019
See inside the restored King’s Observatory
See inside the restored King’s Observatory

See inside the restored King’s Observatory

This is the King's Observatory, built by King George III (well, he paid other people to do the work), with one single purpose -- to be used for a few hours one evening to look at the Sun.

Mar
10
2019
Tickets Alert: First ever opening of the King’s Observatory
Tickets Alert: First ever opening of the King’s Observatory

Tickets Alert: First ever opening of the King’s Observatory

The King’s Observatory, a Palladian style building commissioned by King George III as an observatory for the transit of Venus is for the first time ever* letting the public inside.

Feb
27
2019