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.
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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.
Join us for festive fun in the Queen’s House.
This Christmas, London will receive an extra Christmas tree from Norway. For the first time in the 54-year history of the traditional gift from Norway to Britain, a second Norwegian spruce will accompany the tree bound for Trafalgar Square, with a destination of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. The tree is a gift from the Fram Museum of Oslo.
Find the most colourful parts of our galaxy, from blue Neptune to the pink of the Christmas Tree Cluster!
Please note: this event has now sold out.
Comprising outstanding classical, world folk and jazz musicians, Joglaresa will be joined by Dame Emma Kirkby for a Christmas Special in the Sammy Ofer Gallery of Cutty Sark.
Looking for Christmas present ideas? See a space age selection from the Royal Observatory
On Christmas Eve we wanted to share a few festive items from our collection.
Christmas in Stuart times lasted a full 12 days and was enjoyed by rich and poor alike. At the royal court it lasted even longer. It began officially on 1 November and ended on 2 February!