Come along and be inspired by world-class exhibitions and events at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's plenty to choose from for all the family - search below by museum, date or event type for something that floats your boat!


E.g., 23 July 2017

E.g., 23 July 2017

What's on

23 July 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 23 July 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Times: 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm | 15, 16, 23, 27, 28 July; 4, 7, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21 August; 16, 23, 24 September
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Shows daily | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Shows daily | 1.15pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Shows daily | 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends 1 July - 30 September | 1.05-4.15pm (event cancelled Sun 9 July)
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | 11.45am, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Deadringers’ impersonation sensation Jan Ravens and fast rising newcomer Ken Cheng perform new material...
Times: Sunday 23 July | 7pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

24 July 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Shows daily | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun
Times: 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm | 22, 30 July; 10, 11, 14, 24, 31 August; 9, 30 September
Location:
Cutty Sark
Introducing a new character on Cutty Sark: Mrs Ray, the mother of Clarence, a young ship’s apprentice.
Times: 9, 24, 29 July | 3, 24, 28 August | 1, 10 September | 11.00am, 12.00am, 1.30am and 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Shows daily | 1.15pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Shows daily | 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | 11.45am, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Daniel Cook perform new material on immoral tales of morality and money making...
Times: Monday 24 July | 7pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

25 July 2017

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