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Essential Information

Type Planetarium shows
Location
Royal Observatory
Date and Times 22 June, 17 August, 19 October, 14 December 2024 | 10.30am
Prices Adult £10 | Child £5

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Join this live planetarium show to explore topics in ancient and modern Chinese astronomy, including the Sun, Moon, stars and space exploration, guided through by an astronomer of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Recommended ages 7+. Under-5s will not be admitted.

Free entry to the historic Royal Observatory site is included with this show.

While this show will be delivered in English, make sure to take a look at our Bilingual Families planetarium shows that are delivered in a variety of languages.

Check out the full list of upcoming planetarium shows and events here.

How to book

Planetarium shows are now available to book online and by phone. Our shows are very popular, so to prevent any disappointment we recommend booking your tickets in advance.

To book your tickets, please click here or contact the Bookings team on 0208 312 6608. The office is open Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm.

Plan your visit

Can children attend?

Yes! This show is suitable for ages 7+. Children under 5 will not be admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

How long will the show last?

This planetarium show lasts up to 40 minutes.

When should I arrive?

The planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory, at the top of a hill with spectacular views across London. Please allow enough time to get to us and aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the show’s start time, as latecomers cannot be admitted.

Getting here

Can I bring a pushchair?

Pushchairs are not allowed into the planetarium itself but there is a designated buggy park in the foyer.

Can I visit the Observatory too?

Yes! Each ticket purchased includes free access to the historic observatory site.

What provisions are in place to support those with additional needs?

From choosing the best show and ticket type to being inside the planetarium, check out our full accessibility information here.

I have another question.

Check our frequently asked questions here. If you're still not sure, call or email the Bookings team.

Call: +44 (0)20 8312 6608

Email: bookings@rmg.co.uk

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