We have reluctantly decided to cancel the 2020 MAD.
With the clear scientific evidence that minimising gatherings and travel as early as possible can significantly reduce the impact of pandemics, we have decided that continuing with the event would be irresponsible.
We will be in touch with those who have bought tickets to arrange refunds.
Hopefully we will see everyone next year.
The MAD is a chance to hear about the cutting edge research
being done by some of the world's leading astrophysicists. Speakers
from Universities and observatories around the world will give 4 talks during the
day and will make up a panel of experts ready to answer your
The Merseyside Astronomy Day is most suitable for adults and
over 12s. Doors to the museum open 10.00am, with the lecture theatre open from 10:45.
The on-site café will be open for lunch and the museum also is conveniently located near to a
number of sandwich shops and cafés and a pleasant square if you wish to eat your own lunch outside.