Visit Greenwich from Canada

Greenwich is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in one of London’s royal parks. It is the perfect day out to discover British maritime history, art and architecture.

Top reasons to visit

1
Climb aboard Cutty Sark

Climb

Aboard Cutty Sark, the world’s sole-surviving tea clipper. Meet the crew and experience what it was like to sail on board famous ship.

2
View of Greenwich Park

Explore

Greenwich Royal Park with breathtaking panoramic views across London from the Royal Observatory, home of Greenwich Mean Time.

3
Nelson's jacket at the National Maritime Museum

Discover

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

Plan your visit

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

One stunning location, four world-class attractions 

  • 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 four cafés at Royal Museums Greenwich:

  • Cutty Sark Café: enjoy a traditional afternoon tea underneath the spectacular hull of the ship built to transport tea to Britain.
  • Parkside Café and Terrace: Enjoy a glass of wine and a delicious hot meal. There is something for everyone; from our maritime burger, traditional fish and chips and our new special children’s menu.
  • The Great Map Café: relax with a cup of coffee, sandwiches or our freshly-made cakes while the little ones explore the continents.
  • Astronomy Café & Terrace: enjoy this relaxed location in which to enjoy a light lunch before strolling through Greenwich Royal Park.

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.

Shopping in Greenwich

Why not purchase a souvenir to remind you of your visit to Greenwich? There are gift shops at all four attractions where you will find a great selection of guidebooks, clocks, telescopes, souvenirs and gifts for children. Visit our online shop

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.

Your trip to Greenwich 

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

  • Stand on the Meridian Line, where east meets west at the home of GMT
  • See the view from the top of Royal Greenwich Park 
  • 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
  • Browse Greenwich Market
  • Travel down the Thames on a Clipper and see the sights of London from the water

All you need to know about visiting Royal Museums Greenwich

What our visitors say

'Loved this - first time in years and the new set up is a winner. More information, better layout and content.'
GogsGraham from Banff, Trip Advisor
'A very interesting ship exhibit. You can walk through the ship on different levels to get a good feel for what the sailors went through when transporting goods.'
Senior F from Toronto, Trip Advisor