Exhibitions & events at the Royal Observatory

We have an exciting selection of free and paid events, exhibitions and courses at the Royal Observatory and Planetarium, see what's on below.

E.g., 29 March 2017
E.g., 29 March 2017

29 March 2017

Family fun, Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour of the history of the Royal Observatory led by one of our volunteers.
Times:
Tours: most weekdays, see times below | Talks: most Wednesdays, 1.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images...
Times:
Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over the month ahead?
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

30 March 2017

Family fun, Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour of the history of the Royal Observatory led by one of our volunteers.
Times:
Tours: most weekdays, see times below | Talks: most Wednesdays, 1.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images...
Times:
Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over the month ahead?
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

31 March 2017

Family fun, Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour of the history of the Royal Observatory led by one of our volunteers.
Times:
Tours: most weekdays, see times below | Talks: most Wednesdays, 1.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images...
Times:
Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over the month ahead?
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

1 April 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images...
Times:
Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends & holidays | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over the month ahead?
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Discover the amazing secrets of our star the Sun in this incredible show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times:
1 April–25 June 2017 | Weekends & holidays: 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm | Weekdays (during term-time): 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Learn about rockets, astronauts, the International Space Station (ISS), and amazing future space missions.
Times:
Weekends | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
From discoveries about the Solar System to our understanding of the Universe, get hands-on in these workshops.
Times:
(Weekends) 1 April–25 June | 12.45–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times:
Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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