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.
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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.
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.
A conference focusing on the extraordinary trials of Burgess Clock B held at the Royal Observatory.
Think of a planetarium as a tour bus of the Universe taking you on amazing journeys to explore and experience the wonders of the night sky with expert commentary from real astronomers. A visit to the Peter Harrison Planetarium can fly you into the heart of the Sun, transport you to distant galaxies, show you the birth of a star or land you on Mars. Choose a show below and book your tickets.
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.
Ever seen a clock that changed the world? We can show you timepieces that are revolutionary - and exquisitely made.
Come to the National Maritime Museum on your day out in Greenwich and explore life on the sea. Encounter dramatic stories through our collections, from the Battle of Trafalgar and First World War sea battles to Turner’s sea-inspired artwork and feats of engineering and discovery.
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.
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.