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., 25 July 2016

E.g., 25 July 2016

What's on

25 July 2016

Exhibitions
See the awesome winning images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition in this free...
Times: Open until 7 August 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun
Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea...
Times: 18, 26 June | 3, 9, 16-17, 21-22, 25, 31 July | 4, 8, 11, 13, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29 August | 11, 4, 10, 18, 25 Sept |1.00am, 12.00pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
Family fun
Follow in the snowy footsteps of arctic explorers as you head to the North Pole.
Times: 25 July–5 August 2016 | 11.30 am-4 pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey to discover how asteroids present a danger to life on Earth, narrated by Sigourney...
Times: Weekends and holidays: 12.30, 14.00, 15.30, 17.00 | Weekdays: 15.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
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 | Weekends and holidays: 13.15, 16.15 | Weekdays: 16.15
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: Daily: 14.45 | Weekends and holidays: 11.45 | Term-time: Mon/Weds: 12.45, 13.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Cutty Sark Studio Theatre, Evenings & Lates
See Zoe Lyons (‘Confident and razor sharp’, Observer Magazine) and Pierre Novellie (‘The dawn of a major...
Times: 25 July | 7.45 pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Ground Level: Lower Hold, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

26 July 2016

Exhibitions
See the awesome winning images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition in this free...
Times: Open until 7 August 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Explore intriguing facts and stories of the Royal Observatory in the company of our Visitor Experience...
Times: 5-6, 12, 17, 21, 26, 29 July | Times: See listing
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory
Family fun
Join award-winning children’s author and illustrator Nick Butterworth and his friendly little alien Q Pootle...
Times: 26 July | 10.00 am-1.00 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
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, Family fun
Join Ted the Teddy Bear on a journey throughout the Solar System, looking for the Great Big Bear in the sky.
Times: Weekends & holidays: 11.00 | Tuesdays in term time: 12.45, 13.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Daytime
Join James Robson, Cutty Sark’s cook, to sing songs, learn sailor skills and find out what was for dinner on-...
Times: 26-27 July | 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31 August | 3 Sept | 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 28 July, 22 Aug, 28 Sept, 19 Oct: 11.00-12.15 | 19 Nov: 12.00 start
Location:
National Maritime Museum, First floor, Members Lounge
Family fun
Follow in the snowy footsteps of arctic explorers as you head to the North Pole.
Times: 25 July–5 August 2016 | 11.30 am-4 pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey to discover how asteroids present a danger to life on Earth, narrated by Sigourney...
Times: Weekends and holidays: 12.30, 14.00, 15.30, 17.00 | Weekdays: 15.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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