Visit The Royal Observatory in Greenwich London

Are you looking for a different activity to do whilst in London? Look no further Stackers! The Royal Observatory in Greenwich is a great spot to hit up as something unique to do. The Royal Observatory is the official home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of the world and London’s very own Planetarium. This historic landmark first opened in 1676, so why not add this activity to your Stack and give it a visit!

Where should I visit in London?

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is an observatory situated on a hill in Greenwich Park in east London, overlooking the River Thames to the north.

There is an all-new audio guided tour available for you to choose from as part of your experience. You also have the chance to stand on the Prime Meridian where east meets west at Greenwich and discover the remarkable story behind the reference line for Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The Planetarium shows and astronomy talks are a totally unmissable part of the Royal Observatory experience. There are even Planetarium shows designed especially for kids, so everyone can enjoy the magic of learning about out of this world planetary facts. The last major plus point of this sightseeing landmark is that you will get a view of London like no other from the top of Greenwich Hill. This stunning view will have you feeling euphoric and wanting to come back time and time again.

  • Tickets to the Planetarium are separate from tickets for admission to The Royal Observatory
  • Opening hours are 10 am- 5 pm daily
  • The Royal Observatory tickets range from £8- £10 and kids go free

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