Museums

Royal Observatory tickets

Availability: Daily
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese , Russian
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Visit the home of the world famous Meridien Line and Greenwich Mean Time
  • Be amazed by the UK's largest historic telescope
  • Enjoy iconic views across the River Thames and Greenwich Royal Park
What to expect

The Royal Observatory is home to the world-famous Meridian Line and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Established in the 17th century by Charles II, it is today a unique visitor attraction and a must-see for any visit to London.

Marvel at the Great Equatorial Telescope, the UK's largest, historic telescope which gave astronomers new views of the universe over 100 years ago. You'll also enjoy one of the most-loved views of London across Greenwich Royal Park and the River Thames

Don't forget to take a selfie on the iconic Meridian Line with one foot in the west and one foot in the east!

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What's included
  • Entrance to The Royal Observatory
  • Audio guide
  • Audio guide
What's not included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Additional exhibitions
Reduced price
  • Infant (under 4): free
  • Child (4-15): reduced
  • Under 25/student: reduced
Where

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Meeting point:

Blackheath Ave, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ

What to remember
  • Audio guides are included with the cost of admission and are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazillian Portuguese, Korean, Mandarin and Easy English.
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When
  • Open daily 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Last admission is at 4.30pm
  • During Easter, June, July, August and September the Royal Observatory extends its opening hours and closes at 6pm
  • Closed 24- 26 December
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Provider
Royal Museums Greenwich
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.

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