Opening times

The National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory Greenwich and the Queen’s House will be open from Wednesday 2 December.

From December we will be introducing new opening times at all our sites. See the table below for full details.

Visitors must pre-book their entry date and time online in order to ensure social distancing. Please check our re-opening page for more information.

Please note: opening dates and times are subject to change depending on government guidelines. 

New opening times at Royal Museums Greenwich

Attraction Opening days Opening times
Cutty Sark

Open Wednesday - Sunday

School holidays: open 7 days a week

Weekdays: 10.30am-4pm

Weekends: 10am-4pm

Royal Observatory

Open Wednesday - Sunday

School holidays: open 7 days a week

Weekdays: 10.30am-4pm

Weekends: 10am-4pm

Queen's House

Open Wednesday - Sunday 

School holidays: open 7 days a week

Weekdays: 10.30am-4pm

Weekends: 10am-5pm

National Maritime Museum*

Open daily

Weekdays: 10.30am-4pm

Weekends: 10am-5pm

Peter Harrison Planetarium

Shows daily

See what's on
Queen's House Ice Rink Open daily

Peak: 10am-9pm

Off peak: 11am-8.30pm

*The National Maritime Museum will be open daily until Sunday 24 January 2021. From 25 January the Museum will be open Wednesday-Sunday, and every day during school holidays.

Christmas opening hours: All museums will be closed from 24-26 December. The Ice Rink will be open every day except Christmas Day. 

Plan your visit

Gallery closures

In order to ensure social distancing, the following galleries and attractions will unfortunately remain closed for the time being:

  • Astronomy Shop, toilets and Astronomy Café & Terrace are open to Planetarium ticket holders only. The Astronomy Galleries remain closed.
  • Children's galleries AHOY! and All Hands at the National Maritime Museum, as well as the ship simulator.
  • Smaller gallery spaces inside the National Maritime, including Turner's Battle of Trafalgar gallery and Maritime London. The one-way route will take you through all our major galleries, and staff will be on hand to help answer any questions.
  • The Time for the Navy gallery at the Royal Observatory is closed. Flamsteed House is open, but visitors cannot access the bedroom and nursery of the apartments. The terrace and Camera Obscura are closed.
  • The Time Ball is currently being repaired. 

Please note: due to staff shortages, some galleries may close at short notice.

Find out more

Please check our re-opening page for more information about planning your visit.