Royal Observatory

Coronavirus reopening

Visitor notice: Royal Museums Greenwich will be closed from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December in line with government guidelines. If you have booked a ticket for this period please contact bookings@rmg.co.ukFind out more

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

3 steps to a safe visit

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Check new opening hours

The Royal Observatory is open Wednesday-Sunday. During school holidays the Observatory is open every day. Check opening times for all our sites before you visit.

What's open

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Book in advance

Your safety is our first priority. To help us ensure social distancing and make sure you have the space you need to explore our sites safely, all visitors, including Members, are now required to pre-book their tickets in advance.

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An image of the Prime Meridian with an icon reminding visitors to keep their distance

Keep your distance

We are maintaining the highest hygiene standards and will provide clear guidance on how we can all keep a safe distance from each other. Our staff will be ready to help answer any question you might have.

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Tickets and opening times

Tickets & prices
Adult £16 | Child £8
Wed-Sun (daily during holidays)
Weekdays: 10.30am-4pm | Weekends: 10am-4pm
Plan your visit
Safety information

 

This month's highlights

Explore the fascinating mysteries of time and space

Welcome back

We can't wait to welcome you back to Royal Museums Greenwich. Find out everything you need to know ahead of your visit.

Welcome back

  

What our visitors say

'From the beginning of time to the movement of the stars.... from the navigation of the globe to the lives of the men and women that made it all possible.... it's here..... AND YOU CAN STRADDLE THE MERIDIAN.'
TeaWithQ, Trip Advisor