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Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity

Emma Hamilton was one of the most famous international celebrities of her time and her life is the ultimate costume drama. Now largely remembered as the woman who captured the heart of the nation’s hero, Admiral Horatio Nelson, Emma was an extraordinary woman in her own right. Find out all in our dazzling new exhibition and events season. #EmmaHamilton

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Tall Ships Regatta- April 2017

Following the success of the Tall Ships Regatta 2014, the Royal Borough of Greenwich welcomes back a fleet of Tall Ships to the River Thames this Easter. Combine your visit to these beautiful ships with a visit to London's very own Tall Ship Cutty Sark, situated in the heart of Maritime Greenwich. 

Christmas at Royal Museums Greenwich

Looking for Christmas gifts or things to do over the holidays? The Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark are open every day except 24-26 December, and we have a host of exciting events and present ideas.

Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

Visit the Planetarium and Astronomy Centre at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and take an awe inspiring journey into space. We're home to London's only planetarium where you can meet our astronomers and journey through the universe from the comfort of your seat, unravel the mysteries of the cosmos at the free interactive Weller Astronomy Galleries, see stunning images of space from all around the world at our annual Insight Astronomy Photography of the Year competition and get your hands on our 4.5 billion year-old meteorite.

Launch yourself into Astrophotography season

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images shot by astrophotographers worldwide. Meet the experts at our season of space photography events and learn how you can take award winning photos of planets and stars using a mobile phone!

For families at the Royal Observatory

There are lots of free and paid things for children to see and do at the Royal Observatory. Stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, see an awe inspiring show at London's only planetarium and explore Big Bang theory in our interactive galleries.

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition

Astrophotographers of all skill levels are invited to submit their best images to the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017. The 2017 adult and young competitions are open for entries from midday (GMT) on Monday 27 February and the deadline for entries is midday (BST) on 7 April 2017.

School visits: Royal Observatory

A school visit to the Royal Observatory offers students an inspiring, curriculum-linked experience, with unparalleled opportunities to meet astronomers,...

Exhibitions and events

Come along and be inspired by world-class exhibitions and events at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's plenty to choose from for all the family - search below by museum, date or event type for something that floats your boat!

Collections by theme

The collections at Royal Museums Greenwich hold over 2.5 million items, including astronomical and navigational instruments, ship models and plans, coins, medals and flags, uniforms and weapons, plus historical art, film and photography. Find out more about all of our collections below.

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