Peak Season: May - September, Low Season: October - April
During the peak season (May to September), Royal Observatory Greenwich has the highest amount of visitors. The weather is generally pleasant, but due to this, there are larger crowds and longer queues. Accommodation and travel expenses may also be higher during this period.
During the low season (October to April), however, you can have a quieter and more relaxed visit. Due to the colder weather, the museum sees fewer crowds. Accommodation and travel prices are typically lower during this time as well.
Weekdays are generally less crowded at Royal Observatory Greenwich, which will allow you to enjoy a more peaceful experience with less wait times. Visit right after the attraction opens, at 10 AM or in the late afternoon, around 3 PM so as to avoid the peak visitor times.
The attraction tends to be at its busiest on weekends, especially during peak tourist seasons. If you're planning to visit on a weekend, beat the crowds by arriving early in the morning.
Royal Observatory Greenwich is open from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Yes, Royal Observatory Greenwich is open daily.
The last entry into Royal Observatory Greenwich is at 4:15 PM.
It is ideal to spend 2-3 hours at Royal Observatory Greenwich to explore all its attractions.
The best time to visit Royal Observatory Greenwich is during weekdays in the mornings, when the attraction opens, or during late afternoon to avoid crowds and have a relaxed experience.
The Royal Observatory Greenwich is closed from 24-26 December but remains open mostly during all other public holidays.