Suitable for ages 7+

Essential Information

Type Planetarium shows
Location
Royal Observatory
Date and Times Weekends and holiday weekdays in July
Prices Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8

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Join us for Meet the Neighbours, a live planetarium show presented by an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

The Universe is a vast and intriguing place, and this show explores our own little corner of it: the Solar System. Starting from our home planet, the Earth, we’ll travel through our celestial neighbourhood, visiting planets, moons, asteroids and more.

This immersive show is packed full of spectacular sights and fun facts - perfect for space lovers young and old!

Recommended ages 7+. Under-5s will not be admitted – Ted's Space Adventure is suitable for younger children.

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

Show times

Throughout JulyMeet the Neighbours will run Saturdays and Sundays and holiday weekdays. The shows will start at 2.30pm.

How to book

Planetarium shows are available to book online and by phone. Our shows are very popular, 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?

Planetarium shows last up to 30 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?

Entry to the Royal Observatory is not included with Planetarium show tickets. However, the Observatory is a fantastic place to explore the history of time and space, and well worth a visit before or after your show. If you'd like to book entry tickets in advance, click here.

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

Tickets and Opening

Adult: £12
Child: £6

Select weekends & holiday weekdays

  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

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

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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