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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A couple walks along the main deck of historic ship Cutty Sark in summer, with rigging and masts above them

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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A family walks through the main entrance of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London

Opening times

Cutty Sark Open daily | 10am-5pm

National Maritime Museum Open daily | 10am-5pm

Queen's House Open daily | 10am-5pm

Royal Observatory Open daily | 10am-5pm

How to get 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.

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.

Find more travel information

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The café inside the National Maritime Museum

Food and drink

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

Facilities and access

At Royal Museums Greenwich we want to make sure that we deliver a welcoming and enjoyable environment for all visitors.

Find out useful information about facilities at our museums including cloakrooms, baby change and accessibility, and information for visitors with disabilities coming to any of our sites.

Find out more

What’s On

See upcoming exhibitions and events.

Earth From Space
A fish-eye view of Earth taken from a satellite. Yellow and orange desert is visible along with deep blue ocean and wispy clouds
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
Season of Identity
A close-up view of multiple colourful strands of cotton used to weave a tapestry
Events and festivals

Season of Identity

Unpick the threads of Britain’s global connections and identities in a series of events at Royal Museums Greenwich
October 2023 - March 2024
Free Entry
In Greenwich
Astronomy Photographer of the Year
Image showing mountain and rocks in foreground, with rippling emerald aurora in the sky behind the mountain, which is reflected in a pool of water
Exhibitions

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

See the world's greatest space photography at the National Maritime Museum
Open daily | 10am-5pm
Adults £10 | Concessions £6.50 | Children £5 | Free for all visitors from 13 March
National Maritime Museum
LGBTQ+ History Month
The Queen's House in Greenwich lit up with rainbow lights to mark LGBTQ+ History Month
Events and festivals | Identity

LGBTQ+ History Month

Join us this February for a spectacular series of events celebrating queer histories, cultures and communities
Throughout February
Free Entry
In Greenwich
We Are Guardians
A graphic illustrating a planetarium show. A neon blue outline of the Earth is set amidst nature images such as dolphins, an elephant and an eagle
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
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
The Sky Tonight
Images of constellations, the Moon, Mars, a comet and the Andromeda galaxy
Planetarium shows

The Sky Tonight

A classic guide to the night sky presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer
Daily shows
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Morning Stars
A collection of multi coloured stars seen by the Hubble Space Telescope
Planetarium shows | Community astronomy

Morning Stars

Our more relaxed planetarium shows for those who prefer a calmer environment, such as people with ASD
Monday 12 & Friday 16 February 2024 | 10.15-11.00am
£10 Adult | £5 Child | Free Companion tickets
Royal Observatory
SENsory Social Club
Social club hold colourful lights
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
Think Space Lectures
Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy - a dark black sky sprinkled with stars
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
Members' Preview: Women of the RNLI
Black and white photograph of a group of lifeboat volunteers sitting on a slipway in front of a tractor
Talks and tours | Member events

Members' Preview: Women of the RNLI

Be amongst the first to see the National Maritime Museum's brand new exhibition
Friday 1 March 2024 | 6.30-9pm
Free for Members – booking required
National Maritime Museum
Fierce Queens: Masquerade
An image of drag King, Adam All, and Drag Queen, Apple Derrieres, standing in front of a night time landscape of the Queen's House that has the progress Pride Flag projected onto it. Adam and Apple wear golden royal-inspired matching outfits and white wigs.
Events and festivals | Museum Lates

Fierce Queens: Masquerade

In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month, the Queen's House is throwing open its doors for a ball like no other!
Friday 1 March 2024 | 7-11pm | BSL Interpreted and Audio Described
Adult (18+): £16 | Students and Members (18+): £13
Queen's House
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
Make, Do and Maintain
Conservator in action
Workshops | Identity

Make, Do and Maintain

Join our community of makers at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
First Saturday of every month | 10:30am-12:00pm
Free (+ £1.00 booking fee)
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Saturday Art Club
Close-up shot of a person's hands as they use a felt-tip pen to draw an intricate pattern on a small piece of wood
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
Coder Dojo
Family engaging coding workshop
Workshops | British Science Week

Coder Dojo

Be inspired by the collection and create computer programmes, animation, art and electronic experiments in response
First Saturday of the month
Free
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Women of the RNLI
Black and white portrait of a woman leaning against a boat
Exhibitions

Women of the RNLI

Celebrate 200 years of saving lives at sea at the National Maritime Museum
Opening Saturday 2 March 2024
Free
National Maritime Museum
Observatory Unlocked
Crowds outside the Royal Observatory
Experiences | British Science Week

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
Ted's Space Adventure
Ted the bear with a rocket, blue planet and the Sun
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
Meet the characters of Cutty Sark
James Robson the cook, one of the characters you can meet on board Cutty Sark. He wears a flat cap and red scarf, and is pointing at the ship's rigging
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
A red, yellow, pink and blue gas clouds behind images of Saturn and the Earth. Over the top of this are white, glowing sound waves and music notes.
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 from March
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Saturday Super Store Tours
Inside Royal Museums Greenwich collections centre - rows of objects including two ships figureheads
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
Moons Beyond Counting
A collage of different moons of the solar system; Triton, Enceladus, Phobos, Pandora, Ganymede, Iapetus and Mimas
Planetarium shows

Moons Beyond Counting

Learn more about our own Moon and some of the more exotic moons of the Solar System in this show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers
Weekends and holiday weekdays in March
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Discover Sundays
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Family fun

Discover Sundays

Each Sunday come and explore the Museum's collection through hands on creative activities
Term time Sundays | 11am - 1pm | 2pm - 4pm
Free | Drop-in
National Maritime Museum
Introduction to Astrophotography
Virtual Event Image
Courses | Astronomy courses

Introduction to Astrophotography

Learn how to take images of the night sky in our online introductory astrophotography course
Tuesdays, 7-9pm | 6-week course beginning on 20 Feb 2024
£96
Online

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.

Captain Woodget and kids with ropes

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 from £18
Child from £9
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A couple walks along the Prime Meridian Line in front of the historic Royal Observatory Greenwich building

Royal Observatory

  • Walk the Prime Meridian line
  • See the best view in London
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult from £18
Child from £9
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A couple takes a selfie at the top of Greenwich Park, with the River Thames and Canary Wharf in the background

Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass

  • Save 25% with combo ticket
  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult from £27
Child from £13.50
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National Maritime Museum

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Access to all free galleries and activities
  • Paid exhibitions not included
Free entry
Book online
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A woman stands looking up at the spiral staircase in the Queen's House known as the Tulip Stairs

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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A father and son look through a porthole on the main deck of historic ship Cutty Sark

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
JOIN TODAY
Image showing mountain and rocks in foreground, with rippling emerald aurora in the sky behind the mountain, which is reflected in a pool of water

Special exhibition

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

  • The world's greatest space photography
  • Over 100 images on display
  • Entry to National Maritime Museum included
Adult £10
Child £5
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A photography looking up at the rigging of sailing ship Cutty Sark. A man wearing a helmet and harness is standing in the ropes looking down at the photographer

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
Bookings currently closed

Member tickets

  • Free and fast-track Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Access using your membership card
Membership card number required
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