Discover everything there is to know about the story of time, from the relationship between Greenwich and time to the people responsible for inventing groundbreaking, timekeeping instruments.

Visit the Home of Time

Discover how the Royal Observatory revolutionised the recording of world time, stand astride the Prime Meridian Line – the historic place where east meets west – and have a peek inside the Great Equatorial Telescope

Who has the time?

Our experts delve into the history of time – and reveal Greenwich's relationship with time



The clocks that changed the world

Discover how John Harrison's clocks helped to solve one of seafaring's greatest problems: finding longitude