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., 23 July 2017

E.g., 23 July 2017

What's on

25 July 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Daytime
Embark on a museum adventure that includes trails, arty workshops, songs and stories. 
Times: Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Talks & Courses
Explore how the heroic exploration of the Franklin expeditions launched a new era of Arctic development.
Times: Tuesday 25 July 2017 | 10.30am - 3.30pm
Location:
Seminar Room
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Shows daily | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Shows daily | 1.15pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Shows daily | 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Look at the planet Venus during the day with our 18 tonne Victorian telescope.
Times: 25,26,27 July | 1,2,3,8,9,10,15,16,17,22,23,24 August | 12.30, 1.10, 1.50, 2.30pm
Location:
Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | 11.45am, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Catch John Robins reflecting on love and loss and Chris Stokes offering gag-packed anecdotes, before they hit...
Times: Tuesday 25 July | 7pm SOLD OUT
Location:
Cutty Sark, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

26 July 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Shows daily | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Daytime
Join James Robson, Cutty Sark’s cook for fun and games and find out what was for dinner on-board.
Times: 1-2, 25-26 July | 1-2, 5-6, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 30 August | 02-03,17 September 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm |
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 17 May, 17 June, 26 July, 16 Aug, 21 Sept 2017 | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, First floor, Members Lounge
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Shows daily | 1.15pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Shows daily | 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Look at the planet Venus during the day with our 18 tonne Victorian telescope.
Times: 25,26,27 July | 1,2,3,8,9,10,15,16,17,22,23,24 August | 12.30, 1.10, 1.50, 2.30pm
Location:
Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory
Season, Talks & Courses
Hear our curators' and conservators' personal highlights of the newly refurbished Queen’s House.
Times: Wednesdays, 7 Jun–26 July | 1–1.30 pm
Location:
Queen's House, Ground floor, Great Hall
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | 11.45am, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
See Catriona Knox (and her host of extraordinary wife personas) and Russell Layton’s acclaimed one man spin...
Times: Wednesday 26 July | 7pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

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