We went to visit the Royal Observatory and it was interesting. We were given the audio sets and no explanation how they worked but once we returned our sets, we were then told....
About Royal Observatory Greenwich
1 - 10 of 1,871 reviews
My gf and I were in the Docklands area for the first time together and wanted to explore the Cutty Sark area of Greenwich. With plenty of local amenities, spaces and historic buildings, it is fairly tranquil area to visit in London. We went up...More
It was a pleasant journey from central London to Greenwich using the DLR from Canary Wharf to Cutty Sark. From Cutty Sark it was a pleasant stroll through Greenwich park to the observatory. There were great views of London from the top. Our son loved...More
If in central London, I recommend taking a river cruise down to Greenwich. The observatory is approached through a beautiful park, and is quite doable in an hour or two. The views of London are excellent, and the museum contains a significant collection of astronomical...More
A bit pricey for what it is, but cheaper if you get a ticket for this and the Cutty Sark off the internet. Lots to see and photograph. A bit crowded, and limited space to pass by people. Very interesting place to go.
Fantastic views of Greenwich from here, In particular of the queens house and the maritime museum and London in general Drinks and snacks available from outlets at top of observatory Worth a visit just for the views which can be seen well even without paying...More
The Royal Observatory feels rather dated as a museum - almost "fusty" and really doesn't make that much of the heritage and history that it has to offer. Shame
Anyone who is interested in science, history, horology, astronomy, celestial navigation or just looking for a day out should almost certainly visit the Royal Observatory. After a steep climb you arrive at the Observatory. You are greeted by the Shepard 24 hour gate clock and...More
It's well worth the long walk up the hill to visit the observatory and see a superb view of the city. Interesting but small museum but it was worth it to stand on both sides of the Meridian line. We made a day trip out...More