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Architecturally stunning, the Observatory was built by the Coats family in 1883 and is a working Victorian Observatory. Displays on astronomy, astronautics, seismology and meteorology. Meteorological and astronomical information has been recorded here since 1882. Public telescopic viewing, weather permitting, on Thursday evenings in winter. Very active Renfrewshire Astronomical Society.
Information on Coats Observatory , 49 Oakshaw Street West , Paisley
|Opening Times:||Tue to Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-17:00. Oct to Mar Thu 19:00-21:30.|
|Location:||Access via Oakshaw Street or through Paisley Museum. Less than ten minutes from railway station.|
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