Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

Plan your visit

Tickets & prices
Royal Observatory: £5.55 - £8.50 Planetarium shows: £5.50 - £8
Open daily from 10am - 5pm
Including Bank Holidays
Getting here
Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ
Explore time and space at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and stand on the Meridian line at the home of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Discover the site’s rich history, from its royal heritage to its awe-inspiring Peter Harrison Planetarium, all set within Greenwich’s beautiful park.

Stand on the iconic Meridian Line with one foot in the west and one foot in the east

Journey through space in one of our planetarium shows and meet a real life astronomer

See one of the best views of London from the Meridian Courtyard, including maritime Greenwich, the O2, Canary Wharf and the River Thames

Tickets include access to the famous Meridian line, Flamsteed House, John Harrison’s timekeepers, Camera Obscura, the Great Equatorial Telescope, galleries and a free audio guide.

There is also free entry to the Astronomy Centre, the Altazimuth Pavilion, shop, café and stunning views over the River Thames and the London skyline.

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Explore & discover

Explore the fascinating mysteries of time and space

Did you know

Dating from 1675, Charles II’s Octagon Room is one of the few Christopher Wren-designed interiors that you can see in London today.

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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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Find your way

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

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