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“Educative experience”
Review of Coats Observatory

Coats Observatory
Ranked #7 of 30 things to do in Paisley
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Educative experience”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

I visited the coats observatory,take note the entrance is through the paisley museum.Easy to locate only a short distance from paisley Gilmore station,if you followed the signs along the high street.
I attended the guided tour and the video,30 minutes each.It was an educative experience to learn that Pluto is no longer a planet?????
If you have kids they would appreciate it much more I think.

Visited February 2014
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Barrie, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Well Worth a visit”
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.

Visited January 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A really unique experience”
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.

Visited March 2013
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Stirling, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing visit to Coats Observatory”
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

Visited November 2013
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Paisley, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Paisley Attraction”
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.

Visited October 2013
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