The Sky Tonight


Shows daily (not 24-26 Dec)


  • Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • Planetarium
  • Weekends/holidays*: 12.30, 14.00, 15.30
  • Weekdays**: 15.30
  • Adults
  • Family (over-5s)
  • General
  • Young people
Adults £6.50 | Concessions £5.50 | Children £4.50 | Family £20 (2 adults + 2 children); £14.50 (1 adult + 2 children) | Members FREE
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Come on a fantastic tour of what you can see for yourself in tonight's night sky. Presented live by a Royal Observatory astronomer, this show puts you in touch with the experts.

Find out more about the planetarium including details of all current planetarium shows.

Ages: recommended for 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

You can also buy an 'Astro Ticket' (combined Royal Observatory admission + Planetarium ticket). 

Booking: To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise that you pre-book tickets (Debit / Credit Card only). You can use the 'Book now' button on this page or telephone Bookings on 020 8312 6608.

* Summer holidays start 26 July.
** The Planetarium is closed on the first Tuesday of every month for essential maintenance (except August and during Easter). The Planetarium closes at 15.00 on 31 December and re-opens at 12.00 on 1 January.

The Peter Harrison Planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory complex in Greenwich Park and is at the top of a steep hill. Walking time from Greenwich Station is approx 25 mins, or 20 mins from the National Maritime Museum. Pay & display parking is available on Blackheath Avenue. Please leave enough time as unfortunately latecomers cannot be admitted. Visitors and ticket holders are strongly advised to arrive at the Planetarium at least 10 mins before the show’s starting time, particularly at busy times (weekends/school holidays).

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