Illuminating Royal Museums Greenwich

Essential information

Date and time: 
Tuesday 18 April | 8.30pm to 10pm
Price: 
Free entry to the grounds. Please note that the buildings will close at the normal time.
Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
For one night only famous Greenwich landmarks will be illuminated in colour, showcasing the culturally and architecturally significant buildings that form Maritime Greenwich and which represent over 500 years of Greenwich’s cultural heritage.
 
Cutty Sark, the Queen’s House, National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory Greenwich, as well as the Old Royal Naval College will all be bathed in light, making it the first time in Maritime Greenwich’s history that they have been lit up in unison.
 
Greenwich Park and the grounds of the National Maritime Museum and Old Royal Naval College will be open until 10pm for the occasion, giving visitors more time to enjoy the beauty of historic Greenwich as it has never been seen before. Cutty Sark will be lit up until 11pm. 
 
This is the first of several special anniversary events taking place throughout the year, and coincides with World Heritage Day. 
 

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For the first time and for one night only, famous Greenwich landmarks will all be illuminated in colour.