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 September 2016

E.g., 30 September 2016

What's on

30 September 2016

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
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
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 1.15pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 4.15pm
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 until 30 Sept, and from 1 Dec | Weekends & holidays 11.45am, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

1 October 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, 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
Guided tours, Talks & Courses
Discover objects seized from Chief Nanna Olomu's armoury, and see an exclusive screening of a film by the UK...
Times: 1 October | 12–3.30pm | Film: 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Lecture Theatre, Main Hall
Season, Planetarium shows
Delve into the science behind some of the most beautiful and intriguing images from this year’s competition.
Times: 1 October–30 November 2016 | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
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 1.15pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 4.15pm
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 until 30 Sept, and from 1 Dec | Weekends & holidays 11.45am, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
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
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

2 October 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, 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
Season, Planetarium shows
Delve into the science behind some of the most beautiful and intriguing images from this year’s competition.
Times: 1 October–30 November 2016 | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Join us on an epic journey of the universe and delve deeper into the danger and opportunities presented by...
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm | Weekdays 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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