Download our fun-packed family trail to discover some fascinating facts and find out why the Royal Observatory is one of the most important scientific sites in the whole world.
The Royal Observatory Greenwich was founded by Charles II in 1675 to help people all over the world find out where on Earth they were. The first person to live and work in the Royal Observatory was a man called John Flamsteed. He was the very first Astronomer Royal. Since then there have been lots more Astronomers Royal, you’ll meet a few more in this trail.