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., 18 August 2017

E.g., 18 August 2017

What's on

31 August 2017

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
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

1 September 2017

Season
This September Royal Museums Greenwich is going Totally Thames! Join us and the Totally Thames Festival in...
Times: 1-30 September
Location:
Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
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
Introducing a new character on Cutty Sark: Mrs Ray, the mother of Clarence, a young ship’s apprentice.
Times: 9, 24, 29 July | 3, 24, 28 August | 1, 10 September | 11.00am, 12.00am, 1.30am and 2.30pm
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 | 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
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
Evenings & Lates
An informal storytelling evening with women sharing tales of their connection to the ocean. Hear from a wide...
Times: Friday 1 September | 8pm - 9.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre

2 September 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
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
Family fun
Join eXXpedition artist-in -residence, Jo Atherton, in a flotsam weaving workshop in the dry berth of Cutty...
Times: 2 and 3 September | 11.30am -1.30pm and 2pm - 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 | 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
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

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