New exhibition: Women of the RNLI

Life savers, fundraisers, trailblazers: discover the vital roles that women play in saving lives at sea

Plan your visit

Our locations

Royal Museums Greenwich is home to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the iconic historic sailing ship Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House.

The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre, our state of the art conservation studio and storage centre, is also open to visitors and researchers. The Caird Library and Archive inside the National Maritime Museum is home to the world's largest maritime archive and library collection.

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How to book

Book online to guarantee entry and receive updates before you visit.

Select the site or exhibition you want to visit, pick your preferred date and entry time using the booking calendar and complete your booking. Your tickets will be emailed to you as soon as you check out.

To make the most of your day out and save 25% on tickets, book a Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass and get access to both Cutty Sark AND the Royal Observatory.

The National Maritime Museum and Queen's House are free, but we still suggest booking online in advance. Charges apply for some special exhibitions.

Tickets will also be available from information desks when you arrive.

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Eat and drink

Take a pit stop during your exploration of Greenwich at one of our cafés. We have something for everyone, whether you’re looking for healthy snack, delicious breakfast or lunch.

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Accessibility

Find out useful information about facilities and access to help you plan a trip to any of our sites in Greenwich.

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Maps and language guides

Download free maps to help guide you round historic Greenwich and museum buildings. Our guides are also available in different languages to help you make the most of your visit.

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Language guides

Tickets and Opening

Advance booking recommended

Open daily

10am-5pm

  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

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What’s On

See upcoming exhibitions and events in Greenwich.

The Sky Tonight
Planetarium shows

The Sky Tonight

A classic guide to the night sky presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer
Daily shows except Thursdays
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Flamsteed lecture: Our Accidental Universe
Talks and tours | Member events

Flamsteed lecture: Our Accidental Universe

Professor Chris Lintott explains how astronomers stumble across their discoveries.
Monday 22 April 2024 | Doors at 6.30pm, event starts at 7.15pm
Free | Flamsteed Astronomy Society Members only
Queen's House
Earth From Space
Exhibitions

Earth From Space

See the world through a satellite’s lens, and explore our changing planet at the Royal Observatory Greenwich
Open daily | 10am-5pm
Free for Planetarium show ticketholders and Royal Observatory visitors
Royal Observatory
Women of the RNLI
Exhibitions

Women of the RNLI

Celebrate 200 years of saving lives at sea at the National Maritime Museum
2 March – 1 December 2024
Free
National Maritime Museum
Astronomy Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

See the world's greatest space photography at the National Maritime Museum
Open daily | 10am-5pm
Free
National Maritime Museum
Play Tuesdays
Family fun

Play Tuesdays

Bring your under 5 on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum together through song, dance and stories
Term time Tuesdays | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm
£4 per child and accompanying adult | Under 6 months free
National Maritime Museum
We Are Guardians
Planetarium shows

We Are Guardians

Join Earth's fleet of state-of-the-art satellites for an immersive exploration of their role in safeguarding our planet
Daily shows except Thursdays
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Wind, Tide & Oar
Talks and tours

Wind, Tide & Oar

Join us at the National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark for an exclusive film premiere of Wind, Tide & Oar, as well as a book launch and drinks reception
23 April 2024 | 6pm - 10pm
£20 Adults
National Maritime Museum
Introduction to Astrophysics
Courses | Astronomy courses

Introduction to Astrophysics

Explore topics at the cutting edge of scientific research and the limits of human knowledge
Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 6-week courses available from 12 Sep 2023; 2 Jan and 16 Apr 2024
£96
Royal Observatory
Ship Mates
Family fun

Ship Mates

Sensory sessions for under 5s on board the Cutty Sark
Term-time Wednesdays | 10.30am, 12.00pm & 1.30pm
£5 per child, accompanying adults free
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Concert - The Old Time Sailors
Events and festivals | Museum Lates

Cutty Sark Concert - The Old Time Sailors

Sail back in time with us for an immersive experience of traditional seafaring music underneath the Cutty Sark
Thursday 25 April 2024 | 7.30 - 10pm
Adult: £23 | Member: £21 | Young person/student: £21
Cutty Sark
Morning Stars
Planetarium shows | Community astronomy

Morning Stars

Our more relaxed planetarium shows for those who prefer a calmer environment, such as people with ASD
1, 5, 8, 12 April 2024 | 10.15-11.00am
£10 Adult | £5 Child | Free Companion tickets
Royal Observatory
SENsory Social Club
Family fun | Identity

SENsory Social Club

Join the weekly online club for adults and young people with SEND
Friday during term time| 11am (Online session) or 1pm (Onsite session)
Pay what you can
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Members' tours of Cutty Sark
Talks and tours | Member events

Members' tours of Cutty Sark

Discover the history of the iconic vessel with an exclusive tour for Members.
Friday 26 April (SOLD OUT), Friday 3 May and Friday 10 May 2024 | 11.30am-12.30pm
Free for Members – booking required
Cutty Sark
Think Space Lectures
Talks and tours | Observatory lectures

Think Space Lectures

Listen to astrophysicists from across the UK talk about cutting edge research in space science
See page for details
Free
Online
Saturday Art Club
Workshops

Saturday Art Club

Join the weekly creative drop-in for young people aged 13-16
Saturdays from October 2023 - April 2024 | 10am-1pm
Free
National Maritime Museum
Character Encounters
Talks and tours

Character Encounters

Visit the National Maritime Museum every Saturday to discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell
Saturdays
Free Entry
National Maritime Museum
Ted's Space Adventure
Planetarium shows

Ted's Space Adventure

Join Ted the bear on an adventure around the Solar System in this special live planetarium show for under-7s - perfect for little astronauts everywhere!
Weekends and holiday weekdays
Adults £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Observatory Unlocked
Experiences

Observatory Unlocked

Drop by and chat with our Royal Observatory Explainers as they bring science and astronomy to life
Saturdays and Sundays
Included with Royal Observatory admission
Royal Observatory
Meet the characters of Cutty Sark
Family fun

Meet the characters of Cutty Sark

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of sail
Weekends and Fri-Mon in school holidays | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
Included with entry to Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark
Audio Universe: Tour of the Solar System
Planetarium shows

Audio Universe: Tour of the Solar System

Experience the Solar System like never before - by travelling on a spacecraft that can turn the objects in space into sound!
Weekends and holiday weekdays
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Safe Harbour
Family fun

Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour is a series of free workshops created to provide a safe space for foster and adoptive families with children under 13 years
Monthly: Next date 27 April 2024 | 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Ticketed | Free
National Maritime Museum
Saturday Super Store Tours
Talks and tours

Saturday Super Store Tours

Come behind the scenes and explore the stores at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Saturdays at 1.30pm
£12
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Meet the Neighbours
Planetarium shows

Meet the Neighbours

Tour the Solar System and beyond in style with this live, immersive show packed full of spectacular sights and fun facts
Weekends and holiday weekdays in April
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory

Become a member

Enjoy free unlimited entry to the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and Planetarium, as well as exclusive member events and offers

Choose your tickets

Book online in advance to guarantee entry and receive updates before your visit. See all tickets and prices

Cutty Sark

  • Explore the main deck
  • Walk beneath the ship
  • See how the crew lived
  • Family activities and interactives
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
Adult £20
Child £10
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Royal Observatory

  • Walk the Prime Meridian line
  • See the best view in London
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £20
Child £10
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Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass

  • Save 25% with combo ticket
  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £30
Child £15
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National Maritime Museum

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Access to all free galleries and activities
  • Special exhibitions free in 2024
Free entry
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Queen's House

  • Historic house
  • Internationally renowned art
  • Stunning architecture
  • Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I
  • Free tours and audio guides
Free entry
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Become a Member

  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
Direct Debit One-off
Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70
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Member tickets

  • Unlimited free entry
  • Priority booking and exclusive events
  • Access using your membership card
Membership card number required
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Experience

Cutty Sark Rig Climb

  • Unique climbing experience
  • Zip line descent
  • Entry to ship included
  • Restrictions apply - check T&Cs before purchase
Adult £52
Child (10-17) £43
Student (18+) & Under 25 £46
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