Royal Observatory

Lift closure

We're Making Improvements. Until 14 June there will be no lift access to Flamsteed House or the Time and Longitude gallery. The Meridian Line and Gallery will still be accessible via wheelchair. Find out more about accessibility at Royal Museums Greenwich


With the Prime Meridian Line running through its heart, the Royal Observatory Greenwich presents unrivalled opportunities to film at the birthplace of time as we know it.

Flamsteed House

  • Built: 1676
  • Style/period: Restoration
  • Purpose: Observatory
  • Architect: Sir Christopher Wren

Flamsteed House was the first purpose-built scientific research facility in Britain. Its courtyard offers breathtaking views of the Canary Wharf skyline. Other features include the Great Equatorial Telescope.

Astronomy Centre

  • Built: 1899
  • Style/period: Victorian with modern interior
  • Purpose: Astronomical research centre
  • Architect: William Crisp

The Astronomy Centre combines cutting-edge architectural galleries internally with a carefully-preserved Victorian exterior.

Pricing and enquiries

Please get in touch with us to discuss an initial quote and request an application form:

Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6584 / 6515

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Important information

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