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Planetarium at the Royal Observatory

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope.

If you have ever wondered how stars and planets are born, what astronomers do during the daytime or even about the place in the universe, the interactive Weller Astronomy Galleries will help you unravel the mysteries of the cosmos. A thoroughly entertaining and educational day out!

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults: £8.00
Kids: £5.00

Travel & Contact Information


National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 9NF, England

Phone number

020 8312 8565



Click here to visit Planetarium at the Royal Observatory's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Planetarium at the Royal Observatory has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, Planetarium at the Royal Observatory is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Planetarium at the Royal Observatory have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Planetarium at the Royal Observatory has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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