• View of the World Heritage Site by the Thames © National Maritime Museum
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • Colonnades at Queen's House
  • Restored trompe l'oeill inside St Alfege Church
  • Home of the Prime Meridian
  • Medieval town centre © Jacqui Hawking

Maritime Greenwich

What shall we tell you? Tales, marvellous tales.
Of ships and stars and isles where good men rest…... (The Golden Journey to Samarkand, James Elroy Flecker, 1913)

Internationally significant architecture and landscape, artistic achievement, scientific endeavour and royal association come together at Maritime Greenwich to tell the story of Britain at sea, and of world time keeping, navigation and exploration.