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., 31 August 2016

E.g., 31 August 2016

What's on

31 August 2016

Family fun
Join a fast-paced tour of the Universe with trips to planets and views from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Times: 27 July-31 August (Weds) | 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: 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
Fly to the beautiful Pacific islands and hear about the stories and traditions of the people who live there.
Times: 22 August–2 September 2016
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Weekends/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
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

1 September 2016

Season
This September Royal Museums Greenwich is going Totally Thames! Join us and the Totally Thames Festival in...
Times: 1-30 September
Location:
Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea...
Times: 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
Talks & Courses
Join us for talks by experts on the archaeology of the Thames. Part of the Totally Thames festival.
Times: 1 September-6 October (Thurs) | 11.00am-12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Lecture Theatre
Talks & Courses
Join sonic artists Call & Response for a series of workshops exploring the Museum’s unique collections.
Times: 25-26 August, 1-2 September | 11.00 am-4.00 pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Seminar Room, First floor, The Great Map
Family fun
Fly to the beautiful Pacific islands and hear about the stories and traditions of the people who live there.
Times: 22 August–2 September 2016
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Weekends/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
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

2 September 2016

Talks & Courses
Join sonic artists Call & Response for a series of workshops exploring the Museum’s unique collections.
Times: 25-26 August, 1-2 September | 11.00 am-4.00 pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Seminar Room, First floor, The Great Map

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