Royal Observatory

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Visitor notice: Royal Museums Greenwich will be closed from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December in line with government guidelines. If you have booked a ticket for this period please contact out more

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 your request and receive an initial quote: email or ring the events team on +44 (0)20 8312 8517.

Main Contact: Sophie Linin | 020 8312 6579

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