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., 14 February 2016

E.g., 14 February 2016

What's on

14 February 2016

Family fun, Access events
Is the sea important to you? Come along and discover your surprising connections to the sea.
Times: Sundays | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Learning space
Exhibitions
See the awesome winning images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition at the Astronomy...
Times: Open until 26 June 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun
Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea...
Times: 24, 31 January | 13-14, 18-19, 21, 28 February | 6, 19-20, 25, 28, 31 March | 11.00, 12.00, 13.30, 14.30
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
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
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime, Access events
Narrated by Lord of the Rings actor, Andy Serkis, this unique show explores the secrets of our cosmic...
Times: 1 January-31 March 2016 | Weekends & 1 Jan: 11.45, 14.00, 16.15 | Weekdays in Jan (term-time): 16.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Daytime
Explore through workshops topics from life on the International Space Station to the latest robotic missions...
Times: Weekends | 12.45-16.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime, Talks & Courses
Enjoy a range of activities delivered by our Royal Observatory Explainers in the Meridian Courtyard.
Times: 1 January-31 March 2016 | Weekends & holiday weekends, 12.45-16.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
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: 12.30, 14.45 | Weekdays: 14.45
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: Weekends and holidays: 13.15 | Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays in term-time: 12.45, 13.45, 15.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

15 February 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 at the Astronomy...
Times: Open until 26 June 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime
Discover the amazing science of our magnificent Moon in the Planetarium.
Times: 15-19 February | 10.00-12.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime
Create your own wearable flags that symbolise your identity!
Times: 15, 17-19 February | 11.30-13.00, 13.30-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Learning space

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