Award winning 19th century mining museum set at the very heart of the North Pennines Area of Natural Beauty. The location benefits from superb dark skies with very little light pollution and thus is a frequent venue for stargazing events often organised in conjunction with Sunderland Astronomical Society.
Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.
Location light pollution
When to stargaze at Killhope Lead Mining Museum
This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.
Stargazing events at this location
There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 9 events with the last one being on 1st November 2019 organised by North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.