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

2 July 2017

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends 1 July - 30 September | 1.05-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
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 | 5.45pm 24 June only
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

3 July 2017

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
Discover the mythical islands and fantastic beasts on 500 year old maps as we journey into the National...
Times: Monday 3 July 2017 | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
Caird Library & Archive
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 | 6.30pm 24 June only
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 | 5.45pm 24 June only
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

4 July 2017

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
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 | 6.30pm 24 June only
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

5 July 2017

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
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 | 6.30pm 24 June only
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
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 | Weekends & holidays 11.45am, 2.45pm | Weekdays 2.45pm | 5.45pm 24 June only
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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