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 June 2017

E.g., 27 June 2017

What's on

29 May 2017

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Prepare to go ‘out of this world’ and off to the Moon in our action-packed activity morning!
Times: 29–30 May | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 23 July 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
Family fun
Artists have always been inspired by the sea. Visit us and create your own masterpiece inspired by our...
Times: 29, 31 May | 1 June | 11.00am-1.00pm, 1.45-3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun, Daytime
Join The Sailor’s Challenge aboard Cutty Sark this half-term.
Times: 29 May–4 June | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 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: Weekends & holidays: 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm | Weekdays (during term-time): 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 11.45am, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

30 May 2017

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Prepare to go ‘out of this world’ and off to the Moon in our action-packed activity morning!
Times: 29–30 May | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
The Caribbean Social Forum and GLYPT present a day of fun family activity in and around the historic setting...
Times: Tuesday 30 May
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
Exhibitions, Season
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually...
Times: Open every day until 23 July 2017 | 10.00-17.00
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Astronomy galleries
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
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, 4–5, 11–12 April | 6–7, 30–31 May | 3, 6 June | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
Family fun
Dive under the water into our immersive art space in this special session for under 5s and their carers.
Times: 30 May | 2 June | 11.00am - 1.00pm, 1.45 - 3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun, Daytime
Join The Sailor’s Challenge aboard Cutty Sark this half-term.
Times: 29 May–4 June | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 1.15pm, 4.15pm | Weekdays 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: Weekends & holidays: 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm | Weekdays (during term-time): 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Shows daily | Weekends & holidays 11.45am, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

31 May 2017

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