Find opening times, tickets, visitor information and maps to help you plan your visit to the Royal Observatory Greenwich
You must have a timed entry ticket to visit the Observatory. We recommend booking online in advance to avoid disappointment.
To make the most of your day out, buy a Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass and get access to both the Royal Observatory and historic ship Cutty Sark.
Members can enjoy free and fast-track access to all our sites, although we strongly recommend booking ahead for Planetarium shows.
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Please note that Planetarium show tickets are not included in entry to the Royal Observatory. For a full schedule and to book tickets, click here.
Find the perfect museum gift, from books and prints to models, toys and games. Visit us on site or shop online.
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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.
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Download a free map to help guide you round the historic buildings. Our guides are also available in different languages to help you make the most of your visit.
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We want to ensure that all visitors, staff and volunteers feel safe and comfortable when exploring the Observatory. Check our COVID-19 visitor guidelines and FAQs for the latest information, or contact us if you still have questions.
Advance booking recommended
10am-5pm (last entry 4.15pm)
Events at the Royal Observatory.
Learn the story of Greenwich Mean Time in our publications. Keep track of time with our famous Shepherd Gate clock replica for your wall.
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.