Members’ tour of the Royal Observatory - sold out

Lift closure

We're making improvements. From 7 to 28 May there will be no lift access to Flamsteed House or the Time and Longitude gallery. The Meridian Line and Gallery will still be accessible via wheelchair. Find out more about accessibility at Royal Museums Greenwich


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Saturday 9 March | 2pm-3.45pm
Free but booking required | Members only
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory

Join one of our volunteer tours guides to explore space and time at the Royal Observatory.

Meet our guide for this free tour of the historical Royal Observatory. This is your chance to see the home of GMT, John Harrison’s revolutionary timepieces and one of the largest telescopes in the world, the Great Equatorial Telescope.

This event is recommended for those aged 7+.

The tour on 9 March has now sold out. Please get in touch with us on to register your interest in the April Members' Royal Observatory tour.

Amazing informative tour which brought everything to life.
Our guide Mike was knowledgeable, informative, personable and witty.
I came away with a much better understanding of the importance of accurate time reading and long distance navigation and had a good time on the way.

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Join today for a host of exclusive benefits and events, including unlimited free entry to Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, shows at the Peter Harrison Planetarium, and special exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum.

With Membership starting from as little as £44 what are you waiting for? Membership is your time to explore!