Come and take a peek at the planet Venus through our amazing 18-tonne Great Equatorial Telescope. Find out what Venus has to do with Einstein’s general theory of relativity; what we know about this mysterious planet; and what the plans are for its future exploration.
The Sky Tonight - live planetarium show
- Royal Observatory Greenwich
- Weekends/holidays*: 11.45, 14.00, 16.15
- Weekdays**: 16.15
- Family (over-5s)
- Young people
Witness the wonders of space and come on a fantastic tour of what you can see in tonight's night sky at London's only planetarium. Presented by a Royal Observatory astronomer, this live planetarium show puts you in touch with the experts.
Ages: recommended for 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
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* Holiday schedule applies 23–31 May (half-term holidays)
** The Planetarium is closed on the first Tuesday of every month for essential maintenance (except August and during Easter).
The Planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory, at the top of a hill in Greenwich Park with spectacular views across London. Please allow enough time to get to us and aim to arrive at least 10 mins before the show’s start time, as latecomers cannot be admitted. See how to get here.