Suitable for ages 7+

Essential Information

Type Planetarium shows
Royal Observatory
Date and Times Saturdays-Mondays during term time | Daily during school holidays
Prices Adult £10 | Child £5 | Student & Under 25: £6.50

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Join us for The Sky Tonight, a live planetarium show presented by an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Explore the night sky as it will be on the day of your visit and learn about some astronomical sights you can spot for yourself in this classic show. Featuring anything from constellations to meteor showers!

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

Show times

The Sky Tonight runs Saturdays to Mondays during term time and every day during the school holidays.

Day Time
Saturdays 1.30pm and 4.30pm
Sundays 1.30pm and 4.30pm
Mondays 2.30pm
School holidays 1.30pm and 4.30pm

How to book

Planetarium shows are now 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. We ask you to book your tickets at least 24 hours in advance. Cut-off for advance bookings in at 9am on the day of the show.

Please note: Seats are unallocated. Following government guidelines, from 16 October social distancing measures will be removed inside the Planetarium. You may be seated directly next to another guest.

Plan your visit

Tickets and Opening

Adult: £10
Child: £5

Saturdays-Mondays during term time

Daily during school holidays

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

What’s On

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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.

Images of constellations, the Moon, Mars, a comet and the Andromeda galaxy

Planetarium show

The Sky Tonight

  • Shows run Saturday-Monday during term time
  • Daily during school holidays
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £10.00
Child £5.00

Member tickets

  • Free Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Membership card number required
Advance booking recommended
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Become a Member

  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
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Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £65 Family: from £75