Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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 Planetarium and Astronomy Centre at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and take an awe inspiring journey into space. We're home to London's only planetarium where you can meet our astronomers and journey through the universe from the comfort of your seat, unravel the mysteries of the cosmos at the free interactive Weller Astronomy Galleries, see stunning images of space from all around the world at our annual Insight Astronomy Photography of the Year competition and get your hands on our 4.5 billion year-old meteorite.
Explore & discover

Expand your mind with some Big Bang theory and try your hand at guiding a space mission

Impress your friends with some Solar System essential facts and figures

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Tasty eats for all the family and mementos for stargazers and time enthusiasts

Find your way

The Planetarium and Astronomy Centre is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat