Explore the Royal Observatory

The home of time and space, visit the Royal Observatory Greenwich today to discover more about Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the Prime Meridian of the World.

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There's plenty to do at the Royal Observatory, including standing on the Prime Meridian Line and witnessing one of the world's earliest public time systems, the red Greenwich time ball, drop. You can even check your watch against the Shepherd's Gate Clock (the clock right at the heart of Britain's time system).

Now that time is covered, what about space? Watch a stunning Planetaiurm show and learn all about our incredible universe. In the brilliant Planetarium, which screens a variety of shows, you can pick a topic that most interests you!

You can also have a wander through the Altazimuth Pavillion, a lovely building that dates back to 1899 and holds the Annie Maunder Astrographic Telescope.

With plenty to see and do, a trip to the the Royal Observatory is a fascinating day out.

If you are visiting via train the nearest stations are Greenwich, Greenwich DLR and Maze Hill..

You can also get a boat to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich with various services and water taxis which stop at the Greenwich Pier.

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