What’s On

What’s on at OM Dark Sky Park & Observatory


Take a journey through time and space with a visitor experience that’s out of this world. Book your visit to Northern Ireland’s only International Dark Sky Park.

Daily tours

OM Exhibition Guided Tours

Star hop across the universe on one of our daily guided tours. Our interactive exhibition links the landscape with the astronomical and archaeological heritage of the Sperrins, featuring holographic installations and virtual reality headsets.

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Tour Guide of OM Exhibition

8 July 2022

Lunar Observing Sessions

Enjoy a lunar observing experience at OM with our astronomers and get a closer look at our largest natural satellite. Observe the Moon’s landscape through our 14” Meade telescope exploring craters, mountains and plains. Using...

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Image of the moon through the tree tops

9 July 2022

How to use your telescope – Beginners workshop

Do you have a telescope and don’t know how to use it? Perhaps you need help setting it up, or advice on what to look for in the night sky? Join us at OM for...

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A skywatcher telescope

29 July 2022

AstronOMy Club

A sociable evening session with our resident astronomers discussing what is currently visible in the night sky. There will be a discussion and display of images and videos from our on-going observing program. The evening...

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Spiral Galaxy M51 in deep space

Group tours on request

OM Group Tours

An unforgettable experience and great facilities for groups.  Group tours are only available on request and must be booked in advance.

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Couple looking at the telescope through open roof

October to March

OM Odyssey Outdoor Film

A film projection on to the outside of the Observatory building, our OM Odyssey will take you on a journey through time and space.

OM Dark Sky ParkOctober to March only

October to March

Stars and Stones Experience

Spend a night under the stars, learning about the ancient Beaghmore Stone Circles and gazing at the constellations through a state-of-the-art telescope at OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory. Boasting the darkest sky in the...

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Group of people with a tour guide at Beaghmore Stone Circles
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