Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.

18 October 2015

On Thursday November 12th, in the Peter Harrison Planetarium, scientists and poets gather to launch Laboratorio.

13 October 2015

For Ada Lovelace Day we look at the women behind the myth, and ask if she is a true champion of female scientists. 

1 October 2015
This month’s highlights include planetary conjunctions and the Orionid meteor shower. (All times given are for London and will vary for other parts of the UK.) 2 October...
14 September 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
4 September 2015
New Horizons set to continue Kuiper Belt odyssey by Colin Stuart
1 September 2015

This month’s main highlight is a lunar eclipse on 28 September, and there are also planets, meteors and an asteroid to look out for. Let's hope for some clear skies! (All times given are for London, BST, and may vary for other parts of the UK.)

30 August 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
28 August 2015

This year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is bigger then ever before with a host of new prizes.

26 August 2015
Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the...
24 August 2015
This year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is bigger then ever before with a host of new prizes. We’ll spend the next few weeks introducing you to...

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