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
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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!
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.
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.
Useful information if you are planning a family visit to the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House Greenwich. We are in Zone 2 and easy to get to from central London by DLR or rail. You could even arrive by boat and make that part of your day! While you're here why not explore our stunning location in Greenwich Park, perfect for leisurely strolls and mini-adventures.
Looking for fantastic things to do with children? See what's on for families at the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum. There are lots of fun events and activities to choose from; see an awe-inspiring show at London's only planetarium, get interactive and steer a ship in to port or meet the Captain on board the world's last surviving tea clipper and see what life was really like. The choice is yours!
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.
Bring your children to Cutty Sark for an action-packed fun day out on one of the world's most famous ships. Let your little ones take the helm at the ship’s wheel, climb into the crew's bunk beds and meet her famous figurehead Nannie the Witch. Follow our free family trail or borrow a backpack of toys and stories.
There are lots of things for children to see and do at the National Maritime Museum; aspiring young pirates and explorers can expect an action-packed, fun day out.
A school visit to the Royal Observatory offers students an inspiring, curriculum-linked experience, with unparalleled opportunities to meet astronomers,...