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., 19 August 2017

E.g., 19 August 2017

What's on

19 August 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
It’s blast off as we venture to the final frontiers of space! 
Times: 19 August | 10.00am - 2.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum
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
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
Times: 5 & 19 August | 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Sammy Ofer Wing (ground floor)
Times: 5 & 19 August | 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Sammy Ofer Wing (ground floor)
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
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

20 August 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
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
Family fun
Times: 8, 20, 29 August | 11am-1pm & 1.45pm-3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Learning space
Family fun
Times: 13 August, 3 September | 11am - 1pm & 1.45pm - 3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Learning space
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
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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