Visitor information

  • Hours
  • Bookings
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The Museum sites are open daily between 10.00–17.00, last admission 16.30 (Cutty Sark 16.00).

Thursday late closing: The Sammy Ofer Wing and ground floor galleries of the National Maritime Museum stay open late till 20.00 on Thursdays, including the Shop and Museum Café.

Closures: All Museum sites are closed 24–26 December, close early on 31 Dec, and open at midday on 1 Jan. Occasional unavoidable closures to parts of the site are posted in latest visitor information.

Times and admissions | Planetarium show times

Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6608
The Bookings office is open 09.00-16.00

Planetarium shows and some other events can be booked online.


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Park Row, Greenwich
London SE10 9NF


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The Sammy Ofer Wing

The Sammy Ofer Wing is the biggest development in the Museum’s history. The new wing includes:

The Brasserie – a new restaurant which features the best of contemporary British cuisine with unrivalled views over Greenwich Park. To reserve a table visit, call 020 8312 8516 or use the bookings widget on our Food and Drink page.

Voyagers: Britons and the Sea, a new permanent gallery with over 200 objects representing the extraordinary depth and range of the Museum’s collection. Voyagers also features the Wave, a 20-metre dynamic audio-visual installation along which over 300 images and films from the Museum’s vast archives unfold in a series of thematic visual journeys.

The Compass Lounge where you can explore our vast collection and enjoy free wifi in comfort. 

The new Caird Library and archive – provides public access to the most comprehensive maritime resources in the world, our unparalled paper-based collections. Find out more

The Sammy Ofer Wing also features a new Museum Café and Shop with a range of seasonal and specially-designed products.

Plan your day and find out how to get to the Museum.