Opening hours: 10.00–17.00 daily, last admission 16.30.
Late opening of parts of the site operates during the summer months. See Times and admissions.
Closures: the Royal Observatory is closed 24-26 December, closes early on 31 December and opens late on 1 January and the occasion of the London Marathon in April. Occasional unavoidable closures to parts of the site are posted in latest visitor information.
See also Planetarium show times
Entrance to the Astronomy Centre is FREE
Entrance charges for Flamsteed House + Meridian Courtyard:
• FREE for Members
• Adults: £7
• Concessions: £5
• Children aged 6-15: £2; under-6s FREE
• Family ticket: £15.00 (2 adults, 2 children); £8.00 (1 adult, 3 children)
You can now buy a 'Big Ticket' allowing single entry to each of the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and the Ansel Adams exhibition.
Or you can buy an 'Astro Ticket' (combined Royal Observatory admission + Planetarium ticket), saving up to £7 for families (£2 for individuals)
• FREE for Members
• Adults: £6.50
• Children (age 3-15) and concessions: £4.50 (under-3s free)
• Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children OR 1 adult, 3 children): £17.50
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The Royal Observatory
The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope.
Entrance to the Astronomy Centre is FREE. Entrance charges apply to Flamsteed House and the Meridian Courtyard. You can save money with a Joint Ticket (combined Royal Observatory and Cutty Sark admission) or an Astro Ticket (Royal Observatory admission + Planetarium).