Exhibitions & events at the Royal Observatory

Meridian building and gallery closures

Due to important restoration works, the Meridian Gallery and Building will be closed to our visitors as of 7th of January until 15th of February 2019. Flamsteed House, the Octagon Room, Meridian Line, Great Equatorial Telescope and Meridian shop will be accessible as normal. 

We have an exciting selection of free and paid events, exhibitions and courses at the Royal Observatory and Planetarium, see what's on below.

E.g., 16 January 2019
E.g., 16 January 2019

16 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

17 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

18 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

19 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

20 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

21 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

22 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times:
Tuesdays, 6 November – 11 December 2018 | 26 February - 2 April 2019 | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

23 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

24 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

25 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
An evening of stargazing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. 
Times:
Nov 18 – Jan 19 | Sessions from 5.25pm to 6.50pm | See below for details
Location:
Royal Observatory

26 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
An evening of stargazing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. 
Times:
Nov 18 – Jan 19 | Sessions from 5.25pm to 6.50pm | See below for details
Location:
Royal Observatory

27 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

28 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

29 January 2019

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times:
Tuesdays, 6 November – 11 December 2018 | 26 February - 2 April 2019 | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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