Browse over 100 amazing attractions at Royal Museums Greenwich, including Nelson's Trafalgar coat, John Harrison's famous timepieces and Turner's largest painting.
This famous image by Wright of Derby encapsulates how astronomy - studying the stars - became a social activity in the 18th century.
In 1807, after years of fighting, the abolitionist movement succeeded in outlawing the international slave trade.
Awarded to Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth in 1804 by the Assembly of Jamaica.
To say that tea is important to the British is an understatement. But once you have the finest leaves and the most delicate sandwiches, for the definitive tea experience you need a stunning location. Welcome to the Cutty Sark cafe.
AHOY! our brilliant children’s gallery for 0-7s is free and open daily, so weigh anchor and come on over to the National Maritime Museum for a boatload of fun and adventure!
The Prime Meridian was defined at the Royal Observatory Greenwich by the legendary Airy Transit Circle telescope.
The All Hands children's gallery for 6-12s at National Maritime Museum is free and open daily.
See the perfectly formed Altazimuth Pavilion for free at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
Imagine if you created a whole new type of clock, how would it work? Find Flamsteed's brilliant (but doomed) attempt to make a perfect astronomers' clock.
Who are the people whose work at the Royal Observatory was so important in our understanding of the universe?