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Plan your visit

The Royal borough of Greenwich museum collections and archive store can easily be accessed by foot, train, tube, bus, ferry and car.

To maintain the security and protection of the Royal borough of Greenwich museum collections and archive in its new store, we are unfortunately unable to share location and address details on our website.

These details will be shared with you once an appointment has been made.

Listed below are details of our opening hours and getting to us by public transport.

Getting Here

Car: There is a small car park area to the front of the building that is free to all visitors

Bus: 486 to Bugsbys Way / Gallions Road and then a 10 minute walk

Train: Charlton Station and then a 20 minute walk

DLR: Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station from Bank or Stratford

Tube: Jubilee Line to North Greenwich then bus 486; or Jublilee Line to Canning Town then DLR to Woolwich Arsenal

Ferry: Woolwich Free Ferry from North Woolwich; Thames Clippers to Royal Arsenal Pier

Opening Times


Tuesdays 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm


The Research Room is open to the general public on Tuesdays from 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm by appointment only.

This is necessary due to the weight and logistics of transporting some items from the archive store.

You can book an appointment directly via our online calendar by this visiting this link.


• You will be required to create a customer profile when booking your appointment. In line with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 we will not share your personal details.

• This is a complimentary service provided by the trust however, fees will apply for additional services such as photocopying, and self service photography permit for £6.

• Any appointment scheduled is a PROVISIONAL appointment until confirmed in writing by the Trust Archivist, for which you will be asked to complete and return an archive appointment request form.

• We cannot guarantee access to objects which have not been requested in advance of your appt.


Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Our research space and store is fully wheelchair accessible.

Send us your research enquiry