Membership


Join our Membership Scheme and enjoy the opportunity to visit, not just daytime but also Open Evenings. 

- Unlimited access for twelve months whenever normal admission prices apply
- Personal photo ID Membership Card
- 20% discount off full range of shop items, including books
- FREE Sunday special admission at our Astronomy Festival
- 20% discount off full weekend registration for our Astronomy Festival
- Up to date latest news and events sent through the year via Membership emails


Advanced notification of unpublished events and activities plus regular news updates via email
We are a registered charity (Science Projects Ltd. No: 298542) and if you are a UK tax payer, we can process your membership fee through Gift Aid at no extra cost to you.


How to Join

You can take out Membership in person whenever The Centre is open, or print off the Application Form and post to us with your payment. Cheque payee 'Science Projects Ltd'.

For the ID card we require a clear head photo of each person, approximately passport sized. You are welcome to email photos to us (no larger than 2mb) and we can re-size for your Membership Card.

Membership Prices

ADULT:             £49.50

SENIOR:           £39.50
Age 60 +

CHILD:             £37.50
Age 4- 16. Date of Birth requested

FAMILY of 4 :    £154.00
1 adult & 3 children / 2 adults & 2 children

FAMILY of 5:     £175.00
1 adult & 4 children / 2 adults & 3 children

Terms & Conditions

DURATION:
Memberships are for a twelve month period. We are unable to offer short-term Memberships or pro-rata refunds.

ADMISSION:
Admission to The Centre and use of facilities is subject to published dates / times of opening.
If we are forced to close due to circumstances beyond our control, Membership cannot be extended or refunded.

PHOTOS:
To process Membership we require a photograph that clearly shows your face. We are able to re-size photos emailed to us (less than 2mb). If you are taking out Membership in person, we are happy to take your photo on site.

COMMENCEMENT:
Membership commences from the date we receive your completed form and payment, not from the date you supply your photograph.

SAFETY:
Members are responsible at all times for their own safety and their belongings. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.

CONTACT DETAILS:
We will keep you up to date with the latest events, news and special offers via your email. 
We assure you that no personal information is passed to any third party.
We must be notified of any change in your contact details.

20% SHOP DISCOUNT 
To receive 20% discount you must show your personal Membership Card before paying. Non-refundable unless an item is faulty.

SMOKING:
The Centre is a non-smoking site, including E-cigarettes.

Please read the full Terms & Conditions on the Application Form.

If Membership is gifted, the recipient is responsibe for compliance with our Terms & Conditions.

The Observatory Science Centre reserves the right to refuse admission and to revoke Membership of any person failing to abide by our Terms & Conditions, or any reason considered necessary.
Application Form
Terms & Conditions
The Gift of Membership
Membership has proved to be a popular idea as a prefect present to celebrate any occasion, or just to say 'thank you'. Membership to The Centre offers something for everyone. We offer the service of sending Membership directly to a named recipient in a gift card.
Gift Aid
If you are a UK tax payer, the FULL Membership payment can be Gift Aided at NO extra cost to you. This means you are helping to support The Centre as we gain an additional 25% in addition to your Membership price. This makes a massive difference to us.