The Royal Observatory, Greenwich Dates and Times

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The Royal Observatory is the historic home of British astronomy, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the world-famous Meridian Line. Established in the 17th century and designed by Sir Christopher Wren, it was from here that the great scientists of the time precisely mapped the stars to help navigate at sea.

Visit the Royal Observatory, located in Greenwich, for an experience like no other! Download the Smartify app for access to the official audio guide for your visit.

Opening hours:

Days of Operation: Daily Opening times: 10:00am until 5:00pm (Last admission is at 4.15pm) Address: Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ


Admission to Royal Observatory
Audio guide available in English, Italian, Spanish, German, Korean, French, Portuguese, Cantonese and Mandarin


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