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., 27 September 2016

E.g., 27 September 2016

What's on

27 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
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

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
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
Talks & Courses
Find out how the ship’s ties with the Thames go back to when she loaded her very first cargo in 1870.
Times: Wednesdays 7, 14, 21, 28 September | 3.00-3.30 pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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

29 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

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