Flamsteed House and the Meridian Courtyard

Stand astride two hemispheres at the home of Time

Buy ticketsFlamsteed House is the original Observatory building at Greenwich, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 on the instructions of King Charles II. The historic site also includes the Prime Meridian of the World and the UK's largest refracting telescope. See floor plans.

Free entry for Members

Entrance charges apply to Flamsteed House, including the Time galleries, and the Meridian Courtyard (ages 5 and under go free). An adult day ticket costs £8.50 (£7.50 concessions). Save with a Big Ticket, giving single entry within 30 days to the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and the Ships, Clocks & Stars exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.

Come and stand on the world-famous Greenwich Meridian Line, which represents the Prime Meridian of the World – Longitude 0º.
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