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.

22 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...
21 August 2015

In August 2015 a paper was published by scientists in the US explaining why the Prime Meridian at the Royal Observatory Greenwich is 102 metres to the west of the prime meridian used by satellite based navigation and timekeeping, known as the International Reference Meridian or IRM. The paper created quite a stir in the media.

20 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...
19 August 2015
This, as they say, is it. After just over five years of sometimes frenzied activity (some of which I've tried to capture in a project outcomes page), the Board of Longitude...
18 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...
16 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...
14 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...
13 August 2015
As we prepare for the opening of Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year, Revelations: Experiments in Photography is coming to an end at the Science Museum. While our...
12 August 2015
Can you name a star? Many organisations claim to offer you the chance (for a price) to name a star after yourself or a loved one, but professional astronomers don't recognise...
11 August 2015
This year's 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 each...

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