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 February 2017

E.g., 25 February 2017

What's on

25 February 2017

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, Season
Emma Hamilton was one of the most famous international celebrities of her time and her life is the ultimate...
Times: Until 17 April 2017 | 10am–5pm daily (entry is untimed, last entry 4pm)
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
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 | 11am
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 & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
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 | 12.45-4.15pm usually
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Meet our next-door neighbours in space in this entertaining, interactive show where you can decide which...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Evenings & Lates
Big bugs and mean marines go head-to-head in all-out war in this science fiction action satire.
Times: 25 February | 6.15–9.15pm
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: 6.30–9pm | Sat: 10am–12.30 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
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: 6.30–9pm | Sat: 10am–12.30 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

26 February 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Emma Hamilton was one of the most famous international celebrities of her time and her life is the ultimate...
Times: Until 17 April 2017 | 10am–5pm daily (entry is untimed, last entry 4pm)
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 25 June 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
Family fun
Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea...
Times: 11, 13, 16–17, 26 Feb | 11–12 March | 11am, 12pm, 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 | 11am
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 & holidays 12.30pm, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
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 | 12.45-4.15pm usually
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Meet our next-door neighbours in space in this entertaining, interactive show where you can decide which...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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