Herschel Museum of Astronomy (Somerset)

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is located in a grade II listed Georgian townhouse in central Bath, Somerset. It is a small independent museum which showcases the life and works of William Herschel and his sister Caroline, both of whom made major contributions to the field of astronomy.

The museum is housed in the Herschels’ former home in New King Street, where William made telescopes and made the famous discovery of the planet Uranus in 1781.

The museum is open throughout the year.

Our weather forecast for Bath in Somerset

Today (Saturday, Jan 16)


Expect a temperature in the range 5.9℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 5.9 m/sec (WNW)

Sunday, Jan 17


Expect a temperature in the range 2.2℃ to 3.6℃ with a wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)

Monday, Jan 18


Expect a temperature in the range 2.6℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WSW)

Tuesday, Jan 19


Expect a temperature in the range 9.9℃ to 10.6℃ with a wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SW)

Wednesday, Jan 20


Expect a temperature in the range 10.3℃ to 10.5℃ with a wind speed 8.7 m/sec (SSW)

Thursday, Jan 21


Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 4.4℃ with a wind speed 10 m/sec (WSW)

Friday, Jan 22


Expect a temperature in the range 0.2℃ to 1.2℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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