Royal Museums Greenwich holds one of the most significant art collections in the country and it is crucial to telling the Museum’s stories. From works by Great Masters such as Gainsborough, Turner, Hogarth, Holbein and the van de Veldes to stunning contemporary pieces such as Yinka Shonibare's Ship in a Bottle.
Explore great art, groundbreaking architecture and royal history in the magnificent surroundings of the 17th-century Queen's House. Enjoy events inspired by our beautiful 'house of delight', as Inigo Jones's architectural masterpiece opens its doors again.
Join us to explore the universe, astronomy, great art and history. From our annual astronomy courses to our regular maritime history lecture series, get the latest knowledge from experts in the field.
We offer a range of astronomy courses tailored to the needs of individuals with differing levels of knowledge, from short introductory courses to one year courses for those keen to pursue their studies in more detail to two year courses for budding astrophysicists. Our students get to study in a unique environment supported by a range of equally unique resources, including expert tutors, a state of the art digital planetarium and the country’s largest lensed telescope.
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.
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!
Morning at the Queen’s House, Royal Museums Greenwich and the Old Royal Naval College, and afternoon at the Foundling Museum, Brunswick Square.
Experts discuss art, patronage and the Tudor and Stuart queens of Greenwich in the reopened Queen’s House.
Artists have always been inspired by the sea. Visit us and create your own masterpiece inspired by our extensive collection of paintings.
Seek out some hidden treasures on your visit to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House. As well as all our top attractions, dig a little deeper and you'll find there are some lesser known gems to enjoy during your visit. Try our Top Treasure trails for ideas of unusual things to see and do and themed adventures.