Visit Greenwich from Australia

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Greenwich is one of London’s most charming areas. On the river Thames, it is a great day out to discover British maritime history, art and architecture.

Top reasons to visit

National Maritime Museum


Epic stories of exploration and endeavour that have shaped our world today at the National Maritime Museum.

Image of Prime Meridian Greenwich


On the world-famous Meridian Line, where east meets west, at the Royal Observatory - home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Climb aboard Cutty Sark


Aboard Cutty Sark, the world’s sole-surviving tea clipper which became successful while transporting wool from Australia.

Plan your visit

Tickets and prices
Day Explorer from £23.65
Open daily 10am - 5pm
Including Bank Holidays. Closing times may vary.

Discover everything you need to know if you're visiting Greenwich from Australia. For general Visit Greenwich information, click here.

One stunning location, four world-class attractions 

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

  • Cutty Sark: Climb aboard the world's oldest surviving tea clipper and experience what life was like on board

  • National Maritime Museum: Free London museum 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

Greenwich is full of all sorts of places to eat, including traditional and modern British pubs, restaurants, cafés and bars. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Greenwich Market is home to food stalls serving up delicious dishes from around the world, vegan treats and freshly roasted coffee.
  • The Parkside Café & Terrace at the National Maritime Museum is the perfect place to sit outside and enjoy views of the park while enjoying a glass of wine and a delicious hot meal. There is a special children’s menu too.
  • Looking for a classic British dish? Head to Goddard’s at Greenwich. A family-run business since 1890, Goddard’s pies include minced beef, steak and ale and cheese and onion, all served with mash.
  • Experience an afternoon tea like no other underneath Cutty Sark. Visit the ship to learn about the famous tea clipper, built to transport tea to Britain. Then enjoy a traditional Cutty Sark afternoon tea underneath the ship. Pre-booking is required.

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Shopping in Greenwich

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

Visit our online shop for a great selection of guidebooks, clocks, telescopes, souvenirs and gifts for children.

Top things to do Greenwich 

Whether you're visiting the UK for a week or a fortnight, Greenwich is a must-see. Here is a list to put on your 'must-see' list.

Top 10 things to do in Greenwich

  • Stand on the Meridian Line, where east meets west
  • See breath-taking views from the top of Greenwich Royal Park
  • Visit the world's sole-surviving tea clipper, Cutty Sark and enjoy afternoon tea
    Explore the history of life on the sea at the National Maritime Museum
  • See the beautiful Tulip Staircase and world-class art collection in the Queen's House
  • Browse Greenwich Market
  • Travel down the River Thames by riverboat and see the sights of London from the water

Getting to Greenwich

Click here for quick and easy directions for travelling to Royal Museums Greenwich, including public transport details, addresses and journey times from London.

How to get to Greenwich

All you need to know about visiting Royal Museums Greenwich

What our visitors say

'Well worth it for the amazing views and getting a photo on the Prime Meridian. The observatory itself is also very interesting. So much to see in Greenwich itself - which we had longer!'
746ballfamily746 from Sydney, Trip Advisor
'Amazing -What a stunning ship. It isn't just the restoration that is stunning but also the use of the dry dock for the exhibition and tea room.'
drewh126 from Mount Gambier, Trip Advisor