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., 30 July 2016

E.g., 30 July 2016

What's on

30 July 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
Follow in the snowy footsteps of arctic explorers as you head to the North Pole.
Times: 25 July–5 August 2016
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Learn about rockets, astronauts, the International Space Station (ISS), and amazing future space missions.
Times: Weekends: 12.45-4.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun
Enjoy a range of talks and activities delivered by our Observatory Explainers in the Meridian Courtyard.
Times: Weekends: April-June | 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
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
Cutty Sark Studio Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Razor-sharp comedy hip-hop improv from Abandoman, and Masud Milas, ‘One to Watch’ (Time Out).
Times: 30 July | 7.45 pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Ground Level: Lower Hold, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

31 July 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
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
Family fun
Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea...
Times: 18, 26 June | 3, 9, 16-17, 21-22, 25, 31 July | 4, 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
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
Follow in the snowy footsteps of arctic explorers as you head to the North Pole.
Times: 25 July–5 August 2016
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Learn about rockets, astronauts, the International Space Station (ISS), and amazing future space missions.
Times: Weekends: 12.45-4.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun
Enjoy a range of talks and activities delivered by our Observatory Explainers in the Meridian Courtyard.
Times: Weekends: April-June | 12.45-16.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard

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