Planetarium closures

Visiting the planetarium? Our planetarium is open daily, 10am-5pm. It is closed for maintenance on the first Tuesday of every month from September 2017. See what's on and choose your next space adventure

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.

2 December 2014
This week's longitude legend is Captain James Cook, who features in not just one but two exhibitions currently on at Royal Museums Greenwich. The Art & Science of...
27 November 2014
This week's Longitude Legend is one of my favourite characters from the longitude story: Nevil Maskelyne. He was played by Samuel West against Michael Gambon's John Harrison...
25 November 2014
One of the challenges our exhibitions and interpretation teams faced when putting together the Ships, Clocks & Stars exhibition was how to get across the sense of being...
17 November 2014
Today's guest blog is from Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees. He tells us why you should take part in Nesta's Longitude Prize 2014 which opened for entries today. The prize...
10 November 2014
Jema Hewitt is a costume artist and author whose Steampunk alter ego “Emilly Ladybird” is well known on the international steam punk Scene. Emilly is an adventurer and bon...
6 November 2014
Writing a blog post about Sir Isaac Newton is a rather daunting task for the non-expert like myself. What can you say about the great man that hasn’t been said before many...
3 November 2014
With Longitude Punk'd continuing to amuse and confuse at the Royal Observatoyr and with Clocking Off LATE less than 2 weeks away, I decided to catch up with author of The...
31 October 2014
In last week's guest post, curator of Material Culture and Decorative Arts Amy Miller explored some of the best wigs in Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude....
29 October 2014
This time last week, we transformed the Sammy Ofer wing foyer above Ships, Clocks & Stars into an 18th century coffee house, with a little help from a few special guests...
27 October 2014
In my last post, I discussed some of the events surrounding one of the Navy’s great tragedies – the Isles of Scilly shipwreck of 1707 – and what might have caused it. In this...

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