For families at the Royal Observatory

Coronavirus reopening

Visitor notice: All of our sites have reopened and we can't wait to welcome you back. All visitors will need to book a ticket in advance. Find out how we're keeping you safe

The Royal Observatory is now open. Stand on the Prime Meridian of the World, explore historic Flamsteed House, and unravel the mysteries of time and space. 


Please note: due to current government guidelines, the Peter Harrison Planetarium is still currently closed to visitors. However, Royal Observatory astronomers are hosting regular virtual planetarium shows and live astronomy Q&A sessions online. Book a free session now 

Royal Observatory Greenwich - now open 



Fun for families

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