Explore Greenwich

Find out more

Royal Observatory Greenwich


Stand at the centre of world time. Discover the past, present and future wonders of astronomy at the centre of time.

Take an amazing journey through the historic home of British astronomy, Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World.

Explore how great scientists first mapped the seas and the stars, stand astride two hemispheres on the Prime Meridian Line, see pioneering inventions and the UK’s largest refracting telescope, touch a 4.5 billion year-old asteroid, and travel the Universe at London's only planetarium.

This content has been supplied by Royal Observatory Greenwich

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: £9.50 (USD12.26) per ticket
Child Ticket: £5.00 (USD6.45) per ticket
Concession Ticket: Up to £7.50 (USD0.00) per ticket

Admission to the Royal Observatory’s historic Flamsteed House, Time Galleries, Meridian Line Courtyard and Meridian Building is £9.50 for adults (£7.50 concessions), £5.00 for children between 5 and 16 - entry for children under 5 is free.

Admission to the Royal Observatory’s Astronomy Centre which houses three state-of-the-art modern astronomy galleries is free.

Planetarium tickets prices: £7.50 adults, £5.50 children, £6.50 concessions, Family (1 adult) £15.50 (Valid for one adult and up to two children ages 3-15 yrs), Family (2 adults): £20

This content has been supplied by Royal Observatory Greenwich

Opening Times:

10.00 – 17.00. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Venue Details & Map

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Greenwich Park
SE10 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.



For comprehensive independently assessed accessible information for Royal Observatory Greenwich, please see the DisabledGo website

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveller Rating:

Based on 2,331 reviews

Loading reviews for Royal Observatory Greenwich

Events at Royal Observatory Greenwich

Look for similar items by category