School groups are welcome to book a self-guided visit to our sites.  Please read the important information for self-guided groups below and complete a booking form 

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Please note that due to refurbishment work on the North (historic) Site of the Royal Observatory:

  • Flamsteed House and the Octagon Room will be closed between October 2021 and March 2022 and will not be accessible to visitors during this time.
  • The Great Equatorial Telescope will be closed between January 2022 and March 2022 and will not be accessible to visitors during this time.