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“Well Worth a visit”
Review of Coats Observatory

Coats Observatory
Ranked #5 of 37 things to do in Paisley
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

If you have not seen a victorian Observatory ya gotta see this one. Staff very friendly and nothingwas to much trouble wife and I got a tour with another couple who where visiting at same time as us.

Thank MadRab63
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Not many people seem to know where the observatory is. It's a fascinating place to visit. Ring in advance or visit the website to check opening times and when the tours and films are. Entry was free when we visited. It's a place of wonderment.

Thank KandT-036
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

Visited Coats Observatory on a raining and stormy November night. It was an event organised by local Geocachers. The observatory is a charming old building with an amazing planetarium. The host explained the sky with lots of interesting facts and humour. Great to see somebody that enjoys their job so much. The tour is great as well. Definately worth a visit!! We will be back to so it again on a clear night

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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Wee gem in the town centre, I really like this place.
Great on a dark night and boasts its own planetarium if the sky is too cloudy to see put big telescope.
Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 17 September 2013

It's like an adventure. Even though cloudy night they projected and described stars - very informative. Can't wait to go on clear night!

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