A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Greenwich is one of the most historically rich areas of London and is just 20 minutes from the centre by DLR, train or boat.


Stand on the Prime Meridian of the world, where east meets west, at the Royal Observatory - home of longitude and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).


See breathtaking panoramic views across London from Royal Greenwich Park and meet the Royal Deer - descendants of Henry VIIIs hunting stock. Greenwich was Henry VIII's favourite place in London, and where Queen Elizabeth I was born.


Discover great art, culture and maritime history at the must-see attractions in Greenwich, including the tea clipper Cutty Sark, the Queen’s House art gallery and the National Maritime Museum.

One stunning location, four world-class attractions 

Located within a beautiful Royal Park with sweeping views of London and the Thames, Royal Museums Greenwich is home to four must-see attractions - the Royal Observatory, the iconic sailing ship Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House art gallery. Our Museums are all within easy walking distance of each other, and together they offer a culture-filled, fun day out for all ages.


  • Royal Observatory: The home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the famous world Meridian Line

  • Cutty Sark: Climb aboard the celebrated historic sailing ship and world's oldest surviving tea clipper

  • National Maritime Museum: Free entry to the world’s largest maritime collection

  • Queens House: Free entry to a former royal residence and architectural masterpiece packed with world class art

Eating and drinking in Greenwich

There are lots of great places to eat in Greenwich, from traditional and modern British pubs, to restaurants, cafés and bars. On weekends Greenwich Market is home to food stalls serving up delicious dishes from around the world, vegan treats and freshly roasted coffee.

There are also four cafés at Royal Museums Greenwich, where you can enjoy traditional English afternoon tea, salads, sandwiches, cakes and more, with options to sit inside or outside.Cafés at Royal Museums Greenwich

Shopping in Greenwich

Shop for gifts, clothes and souvenirs in the shops and boutiques that line the streets of Greenwich. Browse the antiques and curiosities in Greenwich Market and find vintage records, clothes and homewares in the Vintage Market.

Read more about the Vintage Market

Your trip to Greenwich 

Whether you're vising Greenwich for a few hours or a few days, here is a list of sights to put on your 'must-see' list.

At Royal Museums Greenwich:

  • Stand on the Meridian Line, where east meets west
  • See the view from the top of Royal Greenwich Park 
  • Watch a show in London's only Planetarium
  • Climb aboard the world's oldest surviving tea clipper, Cutty Sark
  • Explore the history of life on the sea at the National Maritime Museum
  • See the beautiful Tulip Stairs and world class art collection in the Queen's House

Around Greenwich:

Find out more on the Visit Greenwich website

Enjoy a selection of eateries and shops packed with goodies

Where to find us

Royal Museums Greenwich, Romney Rd, London, SE10 9NF