Join Royal Observatory astronomers and leading scientists on a fascinating journey into space, featuring live planetarium shows, interactive science sessions and much more!

What’s On

Scroll through our regular range of shows at the Peter Harrison Planetarium. Click on a show to see timings and more information.

We Are Guardians
A graphic illustrating a planetarium show. A neon blue outline of the Earth is set amidst nature images such as dolphins, an elephant and an eagle
Planetarium shows

We Are Guardians

Join Earth's fleet of state-of-the-art satellites for an immersive exploration of their role in safeguarding our planet
Daily shows
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
The Sky Tonight
Images of constellations, the Moon, Mars, a comet and the Andromeda galaxy
Planetarium shows

The Sky Tonight

A classic guide to the night sky presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer
Daily shows
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Morning Stars
A collection of multi coloured stars seen by the Hubble Space Telescope
Planetarium shows | Community astronomy

Morning Stars

Our more relaxed planetarium shows for those who prefer a calmer environment, such as people with ASD
Monday 12 & Friday 16 February 2024 | 10.15-11.00am
£10 Adult | £5 Child | Free Companion tickets
Royal Observatory
Ted's Space Adventure
Ted the bear with a rocket, blue planet and the Sun
Planetarium shows

Ted's Space Adventure

Join Ted the bear on an adventure around the Solar System in this special live planetarium show for under-7s - perfect for little astronauts everywhere!
Weekends and holiday weekdays
Adults £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Audio Universe: Tour of the Solar System
A red, yellow, pink and blue gas clouds behind images of Saturn and the Earth. Over the top of this are white, glowing sound waves and music notes.
Planetarium shows

Audio Universe: Tour of the Solar System

Experience the Solar System like never before - by travelling on a spacecraft that can turn the objects in space into sound!
Weekends and holiday weekdays from March
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Moons Beyond Counting
A collage of different moons of the solar system; Triton, Enceladus, Phobos, Pandora, Ganymede, Iapetus and Mimas
Planetarium shows

Moons Beyond Counting

Learn more about our own Moon and some of the more exotic moons of the Solar System in this show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers
Weekends and holiday weekdays in March
Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Astronomy and Islam
The new crescent Moon alongside an antique qibla compass.
Planetarium shows | Identity

Astronomy and Islam

Join us for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and historic Islamic astronomy.
Select Saturdays and Sundays | 10.30am
£10 Adult | £5 Child
Royal Observatory
South Asian Astronomy: Holi Show
A colourful scan of the Moon behind a gold spacecraft on the Moon's surface. Next to these are two images of Hindu deities wearing gold and riding creatures. Above them is the word "Chandrayaan" in Sanskrit
Planetarium shows | Community astronomy

South Asian Astronomy: Holi Show

Celebrate the festival of colours by learning about South Asian connections to the objects we see in our night skies
Sunday 24 March 2024 | 10.30am
£10 Adult | £5 Child | Free Companion Tickets
Royal Observatory
Booking advice

Our shows are very popular, so we highly recommend booking tickets online in advance.

Click through to the booking site to open the calendar and see the full show schedule. Once you've picked a show, select the number and type of tickets you require and complete your booking. Tickets will be emailed to you when you check out. See our FAQs for more information.

Please note: Planetarium shows and Royal Observatory entry tickets must be booked separately. Plan your visit to the historic Royal Observatory Greenwich here.

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Choose your tickets

Please book your planetarium show tickets at least 24 hours in advance. Planetarium tickets do not include entry to the Royal Observatory.

Planetarium show

Ted's Space Adventure

  • Suitable for under 7s
  • Shows run Saturdays and Sundays
  • Daily during school holidays
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25  £8.00
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Images of constellations, the Moon, Mars, a comet and the Andromeda galaxy

Planetarium show

The Sky Tonight

  • Daily shows
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00
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A view of a computerised Earth with overlay images of animals and plants

Planetarium show

We Are Guardians

  • Daily shows
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00
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Images of each planet in the solar system and the Sun

Planetarium show

Meet the Neighbours

  • Dates vary
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00
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Planetarium shows

Planetarium tickets for members

  • Free tickets for members
  • Pick your preferred show
  • Membership card number required

Advance booking recommended

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A father and son look through a porthole on the main deck of historic ship Cutty Sark

Become a Member

  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
Direct Debit One-off
Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70
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A couple walks along the Prime Meridian Line in front of the historic Royal Observatory Greenwich building

Royal Observatory

  • Walk the Prime Meridian line
  • See the best view in London
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult from £18
Child from £9
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