Suitable for under 7s

Essential Information

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

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Ted’s Space Adventure is the Royal Observatory’s planetarium show aimed at younger audiences (3-7 year olds).

We’ll explore the Solar System with a bear named Ted (and companion Plant!), learning about the things we find there and how they affect us.

Ted’s Space Adventure is presented by an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. With interactivity, music and rhyme, the show is a must for preschool children!

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

Show times

Ted's Space Adventure runs at 11:30am on weekends and during school holidays.

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 I visit with my child?

Yes! This show is recommended for ages 3 - 7. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

How long do planetarium shows 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.

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?

You do not need a Royal Observatory ticket to visit the Planetarium. However, if you would also like to visit the historic observatory then you can book a separate ticket 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

Weekends during term time

Daily during school holidays

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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

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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