Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Caird Library and the Queen's House.
Imagine setting sail, looking back and seeing the land sink into the sea as you pass the horizon. Imagine the size of the sky above you, the depth of the sea below, the smallness of your ship in the vastness of the world.
We're busy getting ready for the opening of our major Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity exhibition on 3 November. Paintings Conservator, Sarah Maisey, has been preparing one mysterious portrait for display. We go behind the scenes of her work.
Come and take a look at our new display of archive and library material outside the Caird Library, examining the role of P&O’s art and design in the cultures of the British Empire and Commonwealth.
In these podcasts Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Radmila asks our visiting astrophysicists and space scientists about their career background, why they became an astrophysicist, why we should care about science and which unsolved mystery keeps them up at night.
In her day Emma Hamilton was one of the most recognisable faces in Europe. Though subsequent events have relegated her simply to the role of Nelson's mistress, our new exhibition seeks to explore their true relationship.
Debris from the famous Halley's Comet are to thank for one of the year's most reliable meteor showers.
Death at sea was a danger for every seaman and for those who crewed a sailing ship the dangers were greatest.
October’s Item of the Month takes a look at an item from the Historical Records Collection, The Instrument of Surrender, relating to the surrender of Japanese Forces in Hong Kong in 1945.
The crew of Cutty Sark’s thirteenth voyage numbered twenty three men in total which fell into the expected hierarchy of officers and men, those who give the orders and those who carry them out.