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!
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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!
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.
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.
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 still remains unsolved today.
Head on over to historic Greenwich for a truly unique day out in gorgeous surroundings. Here's a selection of the best events, exhibitions and attractions at the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House. All our attractions are located within easy walking distance of each other within the Greenwich World Heritage Site. There's lots of fun things to do for the kids too.
A top-10 UK visitor attraction, Royal Museums Greenwich is home to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the iconic historic sailing ship Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House art gallery. All our attractions are located within easy walking distance of each other within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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.
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.
A school visit to the Royal Observatory offers students an inspiring, curriculum-linked experience, with unparalleled opportunities to meet astronomers,...