Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory

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Founded in 1675 by Charles II, the Royal Observatory sits atop a hill in Greenwich Park overlooking the River Thames, right on the Prime Meridian Line. No longer a scientific centre, it is a museum complete with a state-of-the-art planetarium, astronomy and time galleries and a education centre. Entrance to the Astronomy Centre is free while admission charges apply to the Meridian Line and Flamsteed House. 

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The observatory is about a 25 minute walk from Greenwich Station.

Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue, London, United Kingdom

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