At Greenwich Heritage Centre you can find out about the fascinating history of Royal Borough of Greenwich, from earliest times to the present day.

Whether you are researching your family history or want to know more about an area, our friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable staff can help you make the most of your visit.

With Charlton House, Greenwich Heritage Centre is part of Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust. 

An old postcard showing Herbert Road, Plumstead


Chosen from thousands of postcards in Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust's collections, this exhibition displays a selection featuring images from in and around the borough.

Boy drawing with colour pencils

Museum Makes

Free, drop-in art sessions for children and their families.

Exhibition panel on 'convicts' at the Inside the Arsenal exhibition

Inside the Arsenal

Step back in time to find out about the fascinating history of the Royal Arsenal and Dockyard, Woolwich.

Free entry Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm
Closed Sunday/Monday/bank holidays

Please note that the Heritage Centre will open at 9:30am on Saturday 29th August for staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich SE18 4DX

020 8854 2452