This gallery is about the provision of accurate timekeepers for the Royal Navy. Virtually all ships used marine chronometers and deck watches for navigation from the 1820s until the 1950s. The Royal Observatory coordinated the servicing, repair and testing of all the Royal Navy's chronometers.
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
Daily 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day
Venue Details & Map
Greenwich ParkGreenwichLondonSE10 9NF
- +44 (0)20 8312 6565
- Public transport:
- DLR – Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich* By boat – from most central London piers)* Bus 53 from Oxford Circus stops at park gates. * 15 minute walk through park to Observatory.