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., 6 December 2016

E.g., 6 December 2016

What's on

6 December 2016

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: 10.30, 11.30, 13.00, 14.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Planetarium shows
What does the night sky offer over Christmas? Find out in this festive, astronomical show!
Times: 1–23 December: weekends and 22–23 December: 12.30, 2.45pm | Weekdays (term-time): 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
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: 6.30–9.00 pm | Sat: 10.00 am–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
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times: Tuesdays, 1 November–6 December 2016 | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times: 13 September 2016-23 May 2017 (Tuesdays) | 7.00-9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

7 December 2016

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
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
What does the night sky offer over Christmas? Find out in this festive, astronomical show!
Times: 1–23 December: weekends and 22–23 December: 12.30, 2.45pm | Weekdays (term-time): 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Season, Talks & Courses
Our curators and conservators highlight their favourite parts of the restoration of the Queen’s House.
Times: Weds, 19 October–14 December | 1.00 pm (20–30 minutes)
Location:
Queen's House, Ground floor, Great Hall
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 11.45am, 2pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 4.15pm
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

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