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., 25 April 2017

E.g., 25 April 2017

What's on

6 May 2017

Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
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
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Weekends & holidays | 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, 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
Talks & Courses
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun, Daytime
Make your own musical instrument and accompany our musician in a sea shanty sing-along.
Times: 6–7 May | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over 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
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
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Family fun, Daytime
From discoveries about the Solar System to our understanding of the Universe, get hands-on in these workshops...
Times: (Weekends) 1 April–25 June | 12.45–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, 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
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: 6.30–9pm | Sat: 10am–12.30 pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

7 May 2017

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
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Weekends & holidays | 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, 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, Daytime
Make your own musical instrument and accompany our musician in a sea shanty sing-along.
Times: 6–7 May | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
What will the night sky offer on the night after your visit and over 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
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
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Line and Historic Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Family fun, Daytime
From discoveries about the Solar System to our understanding of the Universe, get hands-on in these workshops...
Times: (Weekends) 1 April–25 June | 12.45–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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