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., 1 July 2016

E.g., 1 July 2016

What's on

31 May 2016

Family fun, Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour led by one of our volunteers, of the history of the Royal Observatory.
Times: Tours: daily (weekdays) | Talks: see listing
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
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
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Get ready to blast off to Mars!
Times: 31 May-1 June | 10.00-12.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime, Access events
Have fun with your family and friends by exploring the Museum through music, art and stories.
Times: Tuesdays in term-time | 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: 31 May | 1, 4 June | 2, 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
Family fun
Be part of an elite team to build and develop perfect flying and floating machines!
Times: 30 May, 1-2 June | 11.30-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Family fun
Can you build sinking submersibles and underwater explorers?
Times: 31 May, 1 June, 3 June | 11.30-13.00, 13.30-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Learning space
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

1 June 2016

Family fun, Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour led by one of our volunteers, of the history of the Royal Observatory.
Times: Tours: daily (weekdays) | Talks: see listing
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
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
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Get ready to blast off to Mars!
Times: 31 May-1 June | 10.00-12.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
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: 31 May | 1, 4 June | 2, 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

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