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Tel: +44 (0)20 8858 4422 | Contact and enquiries

Plan your visit to the world's largest maritime museum, Cutty Sark, the historic Queen's House and the Royal Observatory Greenwich, all set in the beautiful Greenwich World Heritage Site. View floor plans

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Nat. Maritime Museum, Romney Rd, G'wich SE10 9NF
Royal Observatory, Blackheath Ave, SE10 8XJ
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, Greenwich SE10 9HT


Get here | road | tube & rail | cycle | bus | river

The Museum sites are open daily between 10.00–17.00, last admission 16.30 (Cutty Sark 16.00).

Easter extended opening times (5–21 April): 10.00–18.00: applies to Cutty Sark; Flamsteed House & Meridian Courtyard; Sammy Ofer Wing and ground floor galleries of National Maritime Museum. View full details

Thursday late closing: The Sammy Ofer Wing and ground floor galleries of the National Maritime Museum stay open late till 20.00 on Thursdays. This includes the Shop, the Museum Café and outside terrace area, the Voyagers gallery and Compass Lounge, the Neptune Court 'streets' and the Explorers and Maritime London galleries.

Closures: All Museum sites are closed 24–26 December, close early on 31 Dec, and open at midday on 1 Jan and on the occasion of the London Marathon in April. Occasional unavoidable closures to parts of the site are posted in latest visitor information.

Times and admissions | Planetarium show times

Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6608
The Bookings office is open 09.00-16.00

Planetarium shows and some other events can be booked online.


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Eating and drinking

Food and drink

Whether you're looking for a light bite, a full meal or just coffee there are cafés at each of our venues.

Groups and schools

Food and drink

Find out about provision for group visits and guided tours, and our educational programme for UK schools groups. 

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