Visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. Home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of the world and London’s Planetarium.
Plan your visit
Tickets and prices
You need a timed entry ticket to visit the Observatory. We recommend booking online in advance to guarantee entry and receive updates before your visit.
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.
Please note that Planetarium show tickets are not included in entry to the Royal Observatory and must be booked separately.
For a full schedule and how to book, click here.
Eat and drink
The Astronomy Café and Terrace, located inside the Astronomy Centre close to the Planetarium, is open every day for visitors and the public.
You can also pick up refreshments from stalls just outside the main entrance to the Observatory, or head towards the Parkside Café just down the hill at the National Maritime Museum.
Accessibility and facilities
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.
Works in Greenwich Park
A project to restore Greenwich Park's 17th century landscape is currently taking place. The Royal Observatory is open as normal, but you may notice some landscaping work around the Park.
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- Royal Observatory
- Cutty Sark
- Planetarium Shows
- Special exhibitions
|Family: from £60
|Family: from £70