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Royal Observatory Greenwich

Arts Added 3rd May 2017

Business Overview

The Royal Observatory Greenwich was commissioned by King Charles II in 1675 and has been a pioneering landmark for science throughout history.

It has been at the forefront of many of Britain’s biggest discoveries in the fields of astronomy and navigation.

Although the scientific work has now been relocated to other places, the Observatory is maintained as a museum, offering Londoners and tourists alike the opportunity to stand on the Prime Meridian of the World.

It also holds a variety of exhibitions, shows and other events, spanning guided tours, 3D explorations of the solar system and sci-fi film night.

Opening Times

  • Monday10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Additional Opening Information

Some events make take place outside of opening hours.


Business Information

Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, SE10 8XJ

020 8858 4422

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