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.
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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.
Go on an epic adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe. Become an astronaut at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, a sailor on board Cutty Sark or an explorer in the National Maritime Museum. All aboard for a day of family fun! Stand on Cutty Sark's top deck and discover life at sea on board the fastest ship of her day See draw-dropping planetarium shows taking you to the depths of our universe Play in our free AHOY! children's gallery for under-7s and the All Hands children’s gallery for 6-12s
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.
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin and his crew on their final expedition – a mystery that remains unsolved today.
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.
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 for our spectacular programme of evening entertainment, featuring cutting-edge musicians and comedy at Cutty Sark, sci-fi film screenings and stargazing at the Royal Observatory, and Lates at the National Maritime Museum.
If you would like to delve deeper into what's in our collections, find out how we look after them and learn about what our museum experts do behind the scenes, you'll find lots of fascinating and useful information in this section.
Stories from the Sea is a partnership between the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, and Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth.