Visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. Home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of the world and London’s Planetarium.

A small observatory points up towards a purple sky, studded with stars

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Tickets and Opening

Adult from £8
Child from £4

 

Open daily

10am-5pm

  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

What’s On

Find Planetarium shows and Observatory events. See everything that is happening

Choose your tickets

All visitors must have a ticket to enter the Observatory. Book online in advance to guarantee entry. Planetarium shows booked separately. See all tickets and prices

A father and son play on the Prime Meridian Line outside the historic Flamsteed House building of the Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £8
Child £4
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A brother and sister with their back to the camera look out from the viewpoint at the top of Greenwich Park towards historic Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass

  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £20
Child £10
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Member tickets

  • Free Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Membership card number required
Advance booking recommended
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National Maritime Museum

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 £65 Family: from £75
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Planetarium show

Ted's Space Adventure

  • Suitable for under 7s
  • Shows run Saturdays and Sundays
  • Daily during school holidays
Adult £10.00
Child £5.00
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Images of constellations, the Moon, Mars, a comet and the Andromeda galaxy

Planetarium show

The Sky Tonight

  • Shows run Saturday-Monday during term time
  • Daily during school holidays
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £10.00
Child £5.00
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Images of each planet in the solar system and the Sun

Planetarium show

Meet the Neighbours

  • Shows run Saturday-Monday during term time
  • Daily during school holidays
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £10.00
Child £5.00
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