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Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre

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Address: Old Royal Naval College, London, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 8269 4747
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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First port of call

Well we love Greenwich and have visited several times, always managing to miss this excellent start to any visit. Make your way here first, take the free guided tour and get a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well we love Greenwich and have visited several times, always managing to miss this excellent start to any visit. Make your way here first, take the free guided tour and get a basic outline of the history of this extraordinarily rich part of our heritage. You will be able to get maps and any of the guides will suggest itineraries... More 

Thank tyketyke
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very informative and often walked past! Great for kids. There is plenty to look at and good food at the Brewery next door.

Thank julieX2734EX
Ferney-Voltaire, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Besides presenting a fascinating and comprehensive historical display - including a rather heavy medieval helmet, or less heavy modern naval hat, that one can try on - the visitor's center has something that I have not seen before in a tourist office - a place to re-charge your tired phone or camera. There is a minimal cost for this service,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Interesting place to start your visit of Greenwich because you can get some interesting information like a map for ex. and the highlights of what you can expect to visit in Greenwich. There are even some fun interactive things to do for children and the shop is also nice

Thank Ayissa
Adelaide, South Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Not needing a Visitor Centre or information about Greenwich, we have never gone into this Information point. Today we decided to see what it had to offer and were very impressed with the museum section. There are interesting displays on the history, two informative videos about the architecture, as well as various exhibits. It only an hour maximum to see... More 

Thank profecto
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a great place to start a visit of Greenwich, it is situated just by the Cutty Sark. The centre provides a fascinating history of the area and its buildings along with the architects involved in its construction.

Thank Ian M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

As soon as you arrive in Greenwich it's directly opposite the station. Its beautifully decorated, educational and free!

Thank BevsMelodies
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a must-see for visitors to Greenwich as the exhibits show a lot about the maritime and other history.

Thank Nick L
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here on my way to the Mational Maritime Museum.A lot of information concerning the 17th and 17th century and the finds made during an excavation 10 years ago.Spent well over half an hour here.

Thank wingate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

information centres are generally only stop, see and go. but this is one info centre tht keeps you glued not only to the city it speaks about but also to itself. housed in the naval museum, just off cutty sark maritime museum dlr on the left side near the majestic cutty sark, it has exhibits, maps, cafe and even lovely... More 

Thank tushardips

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