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Essential information for planning a visit to the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House Art Gallery in Greenwich.
Covid-19: information for visitors
Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum and Queen's House are re-opening following the coronavirus lockdown.
We can't wait to welcome you back to one of London's most historic areas, and we've been working hard to make sure our sites are ready.
For the latest information about planning a safe and inspiring visit, please click here
One third off entry to the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, special exhibitions, Planetarium shows and paid tours at the Queen’s House and National Maritime Museum. Discount available daily.
Opening hours will vary as our sites reopen. Click the link below for the latest information.
Address: Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Royal Museums Greenwich is in London zone 2. It’s just ten minutes from central London by rail, or a quick and easy journey by DLR or boat.
Nearest stations: Cutty Sark DLR, Greenwich rail station/DLR, Maze Hill rail station, Greenwich Pier (for boat)
Bus routes: 53, 54, 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 202, 286, 380, 386 and N1
By boat: MBNA Thames Clippers depart to and from all major London piers every 20 minutes.
The National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory are within walking distance of each other and from central Greenwich.
There is a secure public car park at the National Maritime Museum which can be used by visitors to any of our museums.
Opening hours: 10.30am - 4.30pm on weekends and bank holidays.
Charge: £10 for the day (10.30am - 4.30pm)
The car park is located on Park Row within the grounds of the Museum. There are approximately 75 spaces. Vehicles must fit within the marked bays. The car park is not open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
The Royal Observatory is a 20 minute walk from the car park. The walk is uphill and not be suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.
Choose from five family-friendly cafés across our sites, serving quality coffee and handmade British fare, including cream teas, sandwiches, seasonal salads and hot dishes.
Royal Museums Greenwich welcomes visitors of all ages, and offers plenty of activities and events for children, many of them free. Our cafés also welcome children and families, with most offering special menus for our youngest guests.
There are toilets and baby-change facilities at all of our sites.
Maps and floorplans are available for all four of our venues
You’ll find a great range of maritime- and astronomy-inspired gifts and goodies at our National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory shops – from ship models, watches and jewellery to telescopes, stargazing guides and toys for little astronauts.
Our shops offer a wide range of gifts, books and prints inspired by our world-renowned collections.
Maritime-inspired gifts and goodies, including nautical jewellery and cufflinks, books and a huge range of clocks. Toys, models and edible treats are available for children. The National Maritime Museum shop is a great addition to your visit.
Gifts and souvenirs inspired by one of the world’s most-famous ships. Get set up for your adventure at sea, from bags and mugs to maritime books and ships in bottles. And don’t leave without our exclusive Cutty Sark tea to enjoy at home.
Find the shop in the entrance of Cutty Sark.
Buy a quality timekeeper at the home of time.
The Royal Observatory shops offer a great selection of clocks, watches and gifts for space and astronomy fans, including telescopes, stargazing guides. There are also games and toys for little astronauts.
Language guides and maps are available for all four of our venues