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 June 2016

E.g., 30 June 2016

What's on

30 May 2016

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: 24, 30 April | 15, 21, 30 May | 2-3, 5, 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
Talks & Courses
Explore intriguing facts and stories of the Royal Observatory in the company of our Visitor Experience...
Times: 11, 15-16, 24, 30 May | Times: See listing
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory
Family fun
Be part of an elite team to build and develop perfect flying and floating machines!
Times: 30 May, 1-2 June | 11.30-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Family fun
Explore the history of the Royal Observatory Greenwich through our short interactive talks.
Times: Weekends: April-June | 2, 30 May | 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

31 May 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 in this free...
Times: Open until 7 August 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Get ready to blast off to Mars!
Times: 31 May-1 June | 10.00-12.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime, Access events
Have fun with your family and friends by exploring the Museum through music, art and stories.
Times: Tuesdays in term-time | 10.30, 11.30, 13.00, 14.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
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, Daytime
Join James Robson, Cutty Sark’s cook, to sing songs, learn sailor skills and find out what was for dinner on-...
Times: 31 May | 1, 4 June | 2, 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
Be part of an elite team to build and develop perfect flying and floating machines!
Times: 30 May, 1-2 June | 11.30-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Family fun
Can you build sinking submersibles and underwater explorers?
Times: 31 May, 1 June, 3 June | 11.30-13.00, 13.30-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Learning space

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