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., 11 February 2016

E.g., 11 February 2016

What's on

11 February 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 at the Astronomy...
Times: Open until 26 June 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
From the smallest planets to the largest galactic superclusters, explore the scale of the Solar System,...
Times: Thursdays in term-time: 12.45, 13.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime, Access events
Narrated by Lord of the Rings actor, Andy Serkis, this unique show explores the secrets of our cosmic...
Times: 1 January-31 March 2016 | Weekends & 1 Jan: 11.45, 14.00, 16.15 | Weekdays in Jan (term-time): 16.15
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Guided tours, Daytime
Come and discover the secrets of Cutty Sark's successes, and join her curator Jessica Lewis for a tour of the...
Times: 11 February, 17 March, 28 April | 15.00-16.00
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
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: 12.30, 14.45 | Weekdays: 14.45
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Evenings & Lates
Expect salacious sailor puns and more nautical naughtiness than you can shake a figurehead at!
Times: 11 February | 19.30-22.00
Location:
In Greenwich

12 February 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 at the Astronomy...
Times: Open until 26 June 2016 | Daily, 10.00–17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime, Access events
Narrated by Lord of the Rings actor, Andy Serkis, this unique show explores the secrets of our cosmic...
Times: 1 January-31 March 2016 | Weekends & 1 Jan: 11.45, 14.00, 16.15 | Weekdays in Jan (term-time): 16.15
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: 12.30, 14.45 | Weekdays: 14.45
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: Weekends and holidays: 13.15 | Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays in term-time: 12.45, 13.45, 15.30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Guided tours, Daytime
Retrace Pepys’ steps through bustling alleyways, pubs and a market to find his refuge from plague and fire in...
Times: 12 February 2016
Location:
In Greenwich

13 February 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
Guided tours, Access events
Join deaf historian John Wilson for a tour of Cutty Sark and her history in BSL.
Times: 13 February: 11.30-12.30, 14.00-15.00 | 12 March: 11.00-12.00, 13.30-14.30
Location:
Cutty Sark, Ground Level: Lower Hold, Cutty Sark shop
Exhibitions
See the awesome winning images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition at the Astronomy...
Times: Open until 26 June 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

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