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., 26 September 2016

E.g., 26 September 2016

What's on

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: 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

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: 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
A great course for amateur photographers or astronomers curious about astrophotography with a telescope.
Times: 13 September–18 October 2016 (Tues) | Time: 7.00–9.00 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Offering an excellent basic introduction to astronomy, this course examines historical, scientific and...
Times: Tues: 13 Sept–18 Oct 2016, 1 Nov–6 Dec, 3 Jan–7 Feb 2017, 21 Feb–28 March, 18 April–23 May | Time: 7.00–9.00 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times: 13 September 2016-23 May 2017 (Tuesdays) | 7.00-9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

28 September 2016

Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 28 July, 22 Aug, 28 Sept, 19 Oct: 11.00-12.15 | 19 Nov: 12.00 start
Location:
National Maritime Museum, First floor, Members Lounge
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

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