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 October 2016

E.g., 1 October 2016

What's on

1 October 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, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
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 | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Guided tours, Talks & Courses
Discover objects seized from Chief Nanna Olomu's armoury, and see an exclusive screening of a film by the UK...
Times: 1 October | 12–3.30pm | Film: 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Lecture Theatre, Main Hall
Season, Planetarium shows
Delve into the science behind some of the most beautiful and intriguing images from this year’s competition.
Times: 1 October–30 November 2016 | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
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 & holidays 1.15pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Talks & Courses
Study the Sun-Earth-Moon system, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and the wider Universe.
Times: 13 September 2016–9 May 2017 | Tues: 6.30–9.00 pm | Sat: 10.00 am–12.30 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study the Sun-Earth-Moon system, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and the wider Universe.
Times: 13 September 2016–9 May 2017 | Tues: 6.30–9.00 pm | Sat: 10.00 am–12.30 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

2 October 2016

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by our maritime past and explore your personal connections to the sea.
Times: Sundays | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Learning space
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
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 | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Season, Planetarium shows
Delve into the science behind some of the most beautiful and intriguing images from this year’s competition.
Times: 1 October–30 November 2016 | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
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 & holidays 1.15pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

3 October 2016

Season, Talks & Courses
We offer a range of astronomy courses tailored to the needs of individuals with differing levels of knowledge...
Times: Our courses take place all year round
Location:
Royal Observatory
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
Season, Planetarium shows
Delve into the science behind some of the most beautiful and intriguing images from this year’s competition.
Times: 1 October–30 November 2016 | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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