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., 25 September 2016

E.g., 25 September 2016

What's on

25 September 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
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
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
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
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 of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Weekends/Holidays: 12.30, 14.00, 15.30 | 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: Until 30 Sept: Weekends and holidays 11.45, 14.45 | Weekdays 14.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

26 September 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
Guided tours
New this September! Discover never-before-exhibited archival treasures with Cutty Sark's Curator and enjoy...
Times: Monday 26 September, 12.30-16.00
Location:
Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, First floor, Caird Library & Archive
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 | 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: Until 30 Sept: Weekends and holidays 11.45, 14.45 | Weekdays 14.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

27 September 2016

Family fun
Embark on a museum adventure that includes trails, arty workshops, songs and stories.
Times: 10.30, 11.30, 13.00, 14.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
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 | 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: Until 30 Sept: Weekends and holidays 11.45, 14.45 | Weekdays 14.45
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

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