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.
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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.
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.
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 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!
Explore Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum and Queen's House all year for free with Membership - including free entry to Planetarium shows and special exhibitions.
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.
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.
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.
A school visit to the Royal Observatory offers students an inspiring, curriculum-linked experience, with unparalleled opportunities to meet astronomers,...