Royal Museums Greenwich is made up of four sites: the National Maritime Museum, historic ship Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the Queen's House.

This page contains everything you need to plan a fantastic visit, including tickets and travel information, opening times, food and drink options and more. You can also check our FAQs for more information.

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Tickets and prices

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

If you are unable to book in advance, tickets will also available at the entrance subject to availability.

Members can enjoy free and fast-track access to all our sites, although we strongly recommend booking ahead for limited capacity events such as Planetarium shows.

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Opening times

Cutty Sark Open daily | 10am-5pm 

Summer opening hours | 29 June - 30 August | 10am-6pm

National Maritime Museum Open daily | 10am-5pm

Queen's House Open daily | 10am-5pm

Royal Observatory Open daily | 10am-5pm

Summer opening hours | 1- 31 May: 10am-6pm | 1 June - 31 August: 10am-7.45pm | 1 - 30 September: 10am-6pm

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Getting to Greenwich

The National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House, Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory are all a quick, easy journey from central London, and then within easy walking distance of each other. For the true maritime experience you can even arrive by boat!

All our museums are also close to historic Greenwich town centre, as well as to other key attractions such as the Old Royal Naval College and beautiful Greenwich Park. The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is a short journey away in nearby Kidbrooke.

Find more travel information

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Food and drink

Stop at our cafés and outdoor food stalls at the National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory Greenwich. We have everything from light snacks to full afternoon tea, and food stalls are available throughout Greenwich Park.

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Accessibility

Find useful information about our museums including toilets and changing facilities, access statements, visual guides and more.

Accessibility at Royal Museums Greenwich

What’s On

See upcoming exhibitions and events.

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 until 27 August 2024 | 10am-5pm
Free
National Maritime Museum
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
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
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
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
Ship Mates
Family fun

Ship Mates

Hop aboard Cutty Sark for sensory sessions for under 5s!
Term-time Wednesdays | 10.30am, 12.00pm & 1.30pm
£5 per child, accompanying adults free
Cutty Sark
Members' Thames Sailing Barge Weekend
Experiences | Member events

Members' Thames Sailing Barge Weekend

Join us for an amazing trip in an authentic Thames barge
Friday 19 – Sunday 21 July 2024
£225.00 per person
Other
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
LGBTQ+ Family Network
Family fun | Identity

LGBTQ+ Family Network

A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages and explore the stories within the collection
20 July | 10am-12pm
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
Cutty Sark Rig Climb
Experiences

Cutty Sark Rig Climb

Experience life at sea and climb the rigging of one of London's true icons
Weekends 10am-5pm | Friday-Sunday during school holidays
Adult: £55 | Child (10-17): £45 | Under 25/Student: £49
Cutty Sark
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
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 July
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Salons in the Queen’s House
Talks and tours

Salons in the Queen’s House

See the Queen’s House and its collections in a new light with this series of free lunchtime talks exploring art, architecture, history and our contemporary culture
Alternate Wednesdays | 1.00pm-1.30pm
Free
Queen's House
Salons in the Queen's House: A ‘lascivious’ painting for the Queen’s Bedchamber?
Talks and tours | Salons in the Queen's House

Salons in the Queen's House: A ‘lascivious’ painting for the Queen’s Bedchamber?

In this free lunchtime gallery talk, join Assistant Curator Vittoria Cervini to hear about one of the most prestigious artistic commissions of the 17th century, deemed too scandalous for the Queen’s House
Wednesday 24 July | 1pm-1.30pm
Free
Queen's House
New Members' Tour
Talks and tours | Member events

New Members' Tour

Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides
Various dates | 11am - 12pm
Free for Members | Booking essential
In Greenwich
Behind the scenes tours
Talks and tours

Behind the scenes tours

Explore the inner workings of Royal Museums Greenwich and see conservation in action on one of our guided tours
Second and fourth Thursday of every month (see page for details) | 1.30pm
Adults: £16 | Members: £12
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
The Busy Narrow Sea
Talks and tours | Member events

The Busy Narrow Sea

Discover the social history of the English Channel with journalist and historian Robin Laurance
Thursday 25 July 2024 | 7.30pm-8.30pm
Free | Members only
Cutty Sark
Maritime Madness: Art in the Park
Experiences

Maritime Madness: Art in the Park

Get ready for an afternoon of outdoor craft, making, and live performance, produced and curated by the 2024 Youth Collective
Saturday 27 July | 12-3pm
Free
National Maritime Museum
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 July 2024 | 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Ticketed | Free
National Maritime Museum

Choose your tickets

Please book tickets online in advance wherever possible. There is no limit to the time you can spend with us once you’re here. 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

  • Visit 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
Book online
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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
Book online
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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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Special exhibition

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

  • The world's greatest space photography
  • Over 100 images on display
  • Entry to National Maritime Museum included

Currently free

No need to book

Experience

Cutty Sark Rig Climb

  • Unique climbing experience
  • Zip line descent
  • Entry to ship included
  • Restrictions apply - check T&Cs before purchase
Adult £55
Child (10-17) £45
Student (18+) & Under 25 £49
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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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