To mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic on 12 April 1912, the National Maritime Museum put on an exhibition, entitled, Titanic...
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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
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.
Looking for fantastic things to do with children? There are lots of fun events and activities to choose from at Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum.
February is LGBT History Month - a time when across the country we celebrate and reflect on LGBTQ+ lives throughout history. Importantly 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality. To mark this Royal Museums Greenwich will be running a season of events, activities, workshops and talks throughout February. Join us for an evening of speakers talking about gender in the armed forces, a family festival, arts and crafts workshops and much more!
In a world first, a major new exhibition Death in the Ice: The Shocking story of Franklin’s final expedition comes to the UK for the first time in July 2017. The exhibition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin and his crew on their final expedition – a mystery that still remains unsolved today. Europeans last saw Sir John Franklin and his 128-man crew in Baffin Bay in July 1845, as HMS Erebus and Terror sailed to find the North-West Passage. This was the biggest expedition that Britain had ever sent to the Arctic region. Two years later, nothing more had been heard from the men and the Admiralty launched a series of expeditions in an attempt to find them. Over the course of the next 30 years, news filtered back to Britain of the deaths of the entire crew through a combination of scurvy and starvation, and speculation of cannibalism and potential madness. And all the while Erebus, Terror, Franklin and most of his crew were still nowhere to be found.
Find out more about evenings and Lates at Cutty Sark. From London's brightest comedians and theatrical Lates, to classical music, theatre and discos, there's something for everyone.
Looking for great Christmas gifts or fun things to do over the holidays? The Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and Queen's House are open every day except 24-26 December, and we have a host of exciting events and present ideas.
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images shot by astrophotographers worldwide. See this year's awesome winning photographs in our free exhibition at the Royal Observatory.
Free entry all year round, the National Maritime Museum is the world’s largest maritime museum with a vast collection that spans artworks, maps and charts, memorabilia and thousands of other objects.