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.
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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.
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. Find out more about all of our collections below.
Wondering how to get the most out of your visit? Try our selection of top treasure trails. From Weird and Wonderful to Big Day Out, these curated ideas for things to see and do will help you discover some of the iconic attractions and hidden treasures at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's something for everyone!
Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.
Unearth the shocking story of Franklin's final expedition in this lecture series.
The English & French fleets in the Baltic, 1854. (Plate No.11). The fleet provisioning at sea. (shows H.M.S. Caesar, H.M.S. Duke of Wellington, H.M.S. Holywood, H.M.S. Monarch, H.M.S. Cumberland, H.M.S. Boscawen, H.M.S. Imperieuse
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As a major centre of Royal power and patronage, Greenwich played host to a number of significant artists – for example, Hans Holbein, Orazio and Artemisia...
Join punk performance poet Dr John Cooper Clarke, the original ‘people’s poet’ for an evening of both classic verse and new material, along with several Special Guests.
This symposium will focus on the ethical decision making involved in conserving/restoring historic interiors/buildings, and the importance of collaboration between heritage organisations.