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Events - 8 Dec 18

Cancelled: York Observatory Open Day – Sat 8 Dec 2018

A building with a triangular roof in a public outdoor space.

Date: Saturday 8 December 2018, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Built in 1832 and 1833 and restored in 1981, York Observatory (which is nestled in York Museum Gardens) is the oldest working observatory in Yorkshire.

It houses a 4inch refractor telescope made by Thomas Cooke in 1850.

Opening hours are subject to the availability of volunteers, so please contact us ahead of your visit.

Our open days are free and there’s no need to book.

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Book Club – Sat 8 Dec 2018

Book held open

Date: Saturday 8 December 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join the book club with a difference. A friendly bunch of people who are passionate about history, museums and books.

Come along for a lively discussion about Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan, regardless of whether you liked or even finished the book!

Included in museum admission. No need to book.

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