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., 22 November 2017

E.g., 22 November 2017

What's on

9 December 2017

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
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 October-30 December | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Talks & Courses
Professor Carl Murray celebrates the 20 year life of the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn in this revealing...
Times: 9 December | 6.45-7.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Peter Harrison Planetarium

10 December 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
Family fun
Times: 28-29 Oct | 18 Nov | 10, 16, 21-22 Dec | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm |
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
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 October-30 December | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

11 December 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
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
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: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

12 December 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
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
Follow Ted the bear as he travels the Solar System looking for the Great Big Bear in the Sky. 
Times: Tuesday during term time | 12.45 and 1.45pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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