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., 31 March 2017

E.g., 31 March 2017

What's on

31 March 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 (entry is untimed, 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
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over the month ahead?
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Exhibitions
Explore the fascinating lives of the female divers of Jeju in South Korea.
Times: 5 March–1 April 2017 | 10am–5pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Lecture Theatre, First floor, The Great Map
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

1 April 2017

Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Member events
Treat your family to a special day of fun-filled activities at Royal Museums Greenwich!
Times: 1 April | 10am–2pm
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
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Weekends & holidays | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Daytime
Join James Robson, Cutty Sark’s cook for fun and games and find out what was for dinner on-board.
Times: 1–2, 4–5, 11–12 April | 6–7, 30–31 May | 3, 6 June | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
Family fun, Daytime
Make a Cutty Sark book to celebrate Children’s Book Day!
Times: 1–2 April | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over the month ahead?
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Discover the amazing secrets of our star the Sun in this incredible show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: 1 April–25 June 2017 | Weekends & holidays: 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm | Weekdays (during term-time): 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun
Learn about rockets, astronauts, the International Space Station (ISS), and amazing future space missions.
Times: Weekends | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Family fun, Daytime
From discoveries about the Solar System to our understanding of the Universe, get hands-on in these workshops...
Times: (Weekends) 1 April–25 June | 12.45–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Exhibitions
Explore the fascinating lives of the female divers of Jeju in South Korea.
Times: 5 March–1 April 2017 | 10am–5pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Lecture Theatre, First floor, The Great Map
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
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

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