Royal Observatory

Great Equatorial Telescope closure

On 22, 25–26, 29 August and 1–2 Sept we'll be holding special Venus observing sessions with the Great Equatorial Telescope, which will close at 3.15pm to other visitors. See Venus through the iconic Telescope

Visit the Royal Observatory Greenwich to stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, see the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and explore your place in the universe at London’s only planetarium.
Explore & discover

Explore the fascinating mysteries of time and space

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"Make time to stand on the Prime Meridian-where East meets West. A once in a lifetime experience!"

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Mementos for stargazers and time enthusiasts

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Royal Observatory Greenwich is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat

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