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

A girl jumping at the Royal Observatory Prime Meridian Line

A leap through time and space

East, west, or right down the middle? Jump across to the Prime Meridian Line in the heart of the Royal Observatory

Plan your visit

Tickets and Opening

Adult: £16
Child: £8

Open daily

10am-5pm (last entry 4.15pm)

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

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What’s On

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

Look up

Stand beneath the magnificent onion dome and marvel at one of the largest refracting telescopes in the world.

See the Great Equatorial Telescope as part of your visit to the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Find out more

Choose your tickets

All visitors to the Royal Observatory must have a ticket to enter. Book online in advance to guarantee entry. Please note: planetarium shows are sold separately. See all tickets and prices

A couple walks along the Prime Meridian Line in front of the historic Royal Observatory Greenwich building

Royal Observatory

  • Walk the Prime Meridian line
  • See the best view in London
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £16
Child £8
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A couple takes a selfie at the top of Greenwich Park, with the River Thames and Canary Wharf in the background

Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass

  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £25
Child £12.50
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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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Images of different coloured stars, a nebula, a supernova and a blackhole

Planetarium show

Starstruck

  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Shows every day
  • Royal Observatory entry not included
  Save online
Adult £10.00
Child £5.00
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Rainbow image of the California Nebulae

Special exhibition

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

  • Amazing astrophotography
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • More space to explore
Adult £10
Child £5
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Member tickets

  • Free Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Membership card number required
Advance booking recommended
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A father and son look through a porthole on the main deck of historic ship Cutty Sark

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 £60 Family: from £70
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