Readers of the blog may be interested to learn that a project to digitise the Museum’s collection of masters’ certificates has been completed. The...
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Opening in July 2017, the exhibition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin and his crew on their final expedition – a mystery that still remains unsolved today. Save 20% on entrance price when you book your tickets online.
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.
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.
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!
Royal Museums Greenwich holds one of the most significant art collections in the country and it is crucial to telling the Museum’s stories. From works by Great Masters such as Gainsborough, Turner, Hogarth, Holbein and the van de Veldes to stunning contemporary pieces such as Yinka Shonibare's Ship in a Bottle.
Seek out some hidden treasures on your visit to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House. As well as all our top attractions, dig a little deeper and you'll find there are some lesser known gems to enjoy during your visit. Try our Top Treasure trails for ideas of unusual things to see and do and themed adventures.
Visit the Planetarium and Astronomy Centre at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and take an awe inspiring journey into space. We're home to London's only planetarium where you can meet our astronomers and journey through the universe from the comfort of your seat, unravel the mysteries of the cosmos at the free interactive Weller Astronomy Galleries, see stunning images of space from all around the world at our annual Insight Astronomy Photography of the Year competition and get your hands on our 4.5 billion year-old meteorite.
Royal Museums Greenwich comprises 5 incredible historic venues available for private hire: the National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the Peter Harrison Planetarium and Cutty Sark.
Discover what life was like on board Cutty Sark, the world’s only surviving tea clipper, and fastest ship of her time - now an award-winning visitor attraction in Greenwich.