Suitable for ages 7+

Essential Information

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

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From the Earth’s closest neighbour in space, our Moon, to the moons of the distant gas giants, this show explores our Solar System’s many natural satellites. Narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers, you will discover more about the wide range of shapes and sizes that these moons have, as well as features such as enormous craters, active volcanos and even underground oceans.

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 DecemberMoons Beyond Counting will run Saturdays and Sundays and holiday weekdays. The shows will start at 2.30pm.

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.

Plan your visit

Tickets and Opening

Adult: £12
Child: £6

Weekends & holiday weekdays in September

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

What’s On

See more Royal Observatory events and planetarium shows.

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.

A collage of different moons of the solar system; Triton, Enceladus, Phobos, Pandora, Ganymede, Iapetus and Mimas

Planetarium show

Moons Beyond Counting

  • Weekends & holiday weekdays in September
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00

Planetarium shows

Planetarium tickets for members

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

Advance booking recommended

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

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