Closure of Great Equatorial Dome and Time for Navy Gallery

The Great Equatorial Dome and the Time for Navy Gallery will be closed between 11:30am and 3.45pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 25 July to 24 August for Daytime sky watch sessions 

Planetarium closures

Visiting the planetarium? Our planetarium is open daily, 10am-5pm. It is closed for maintenance on the first Tuesday of every month from September 2017. See what's on and choose your next space adventure

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.

19 June 2014
We’re about one week away from finding out what the public have selected as the most pressing scientific problem of our time and therefore the winner of the Longitude Prize...
15 June 2014
It being Father's Day today, I thought it would be a good moment to talk about a paternal quirk of the longitude story. In preparing our now imminent exhibition, Ships,...
15 June 2014
While the new costume drama 'Belle' strays rather far from the fascinating true story of Dido Belle, an eighteenth-century woman of mixed race raised by British aristocracy...
9 June 2014
I have just returned from a visit to Lisbon, where I had been invited to speak about the Longitude Act and project at the Seminário Nacional de Historia da Matemática. An...
9 June 2014
As a frequent passenger on the Hook of Holland boat, I must have sailed past the Harwich depot of Trinity House dozens of times, and couldn’t even attempt to estimate how...
30 May 2014
Reposted from The H Word blog.
28 May 2014

Throughout 2014 Royal Museums Greenwich will be celebrating the 300th anniversary of the 1714 Longitude Act, with a series of exhibitions, publications and events exploring human efforts to determine their position and navigate their way around the globe.

27 May 2014
I have just started my fourth week as Public Engagement Officer for Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude at Royal Museums Greenwich, and I thought I would take...
25 May 2014
One of the things that I tried to show in my PhD research was how the longitude problem got everywhere. It cropped up in every conceivable type of print publication, from...
19 May 2014
The past few days have seen a lot of online activity ahead of today's launch of Longitude Prize 2014, and a number of us from the Museum attended a big event hosted by Tony...

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