Exhibitions and events

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., 17 January 2017

E.g., 17 January 2017

What's on

17 January 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Emma Hamilton was one of the most famous international celebrities of her time and her life is the ultimate...
Times: Until 17 April 2017 | 10am–5pm daily (untimed entry, last entry 4pm)
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
Family fun
Embark on a museum adventure that includes trails, arty workshops, songs and stories. 
Times: Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Planetarium shows
Come and find out what the night sky has to offer on the night after your visit and the month ahead. 
Times: Shows daily from 27 December | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Meet our next-door neighbours in space in this entertaining, interactive show where you can decide which...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Talks & Courses, Conferences & study days
New research in maritime history presented at the Institute of Historical Research, London.
Times: 11, 25 Oct, 8 Nov, 6 Dec 2016; 17 Jan, 28 Feb, 14 March, 28 April, 9, 23 May, 6 June 2017 | 5.15 pm
Location:
Talks & Courses
Learn about the exciting results of NASA’s Messenger mission – including the discovery of water ice on...
Times: 17 January | 5.15–6.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Talks & Courses
Study the Sun-Earth-Moon system, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and the wider Universe.
Times: 13 September 2016–9 May 2017 | Tues: 6.30–9pm | Sat: 10am–12.30 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Offering an excellent basic introduction to astronomy, this course examines historical, scientific and...
Times: Tuesday evenings – see dates below | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Explore topics at the cutting edge of modern astronomical research and the limits of human knowledge.
Times: Tuesdays, 3 January–7 February; 18 April–23 May 2017 | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times: Tuesdays, 13 September 2016–23 May 2017 | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

18 January 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Emma Hamilton was one of the most famous international celebrities of her time and her life is the ultimate...
Times: Until 17 April 2017 | 10am–5pm daily (untimed entry, last entry 4pm)
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 18 Jan, 15 Feb, 18 March, 12 April 2017 | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, First floor, Members Lounge
Planetarium shows
Come and find out what the night sky has to offer on the night after your visit and the month ahead. 
Times: Shows daily from 27 December | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Meet our next-door neighbours in space in this entertaining, interactive show where you can decide which...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

19 January 2017

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