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., 5 June 2016

E.g., 5 June 2016

What's on

5 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, Daytime
From the smallest planets to the largest galactic superclusters, explore the scale of the Solar System,...
Times: Thursdays and Fridays in term-time: 12.45, 13.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
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

6 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, Daytime
From the smallest planets to the largest galactic superclusters, explore the scale of the Solar System,...
Times: Thursdays and Fridays in term-time: 12.45, 13.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
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

7 May 2016

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
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
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
What happened when the monkeys got into the galley, and the pigs caused a right rumpus?
Times: 7-8 May | 11.30, 12.30, 14.00
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 1: Tween Deck
Family fun, Daytime
Learn about rockets, astronauts, the International Space Station (ISS), and amazing future space missions.
Times: Weekends: 12.45-16.15 | 9 April: 13.00-16.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun
Explore the history of the Royal Observatory Greenwich through our short interactive talks.
Times: Weekends: April-June | 2, 30 May | 12.45-16.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
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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