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., 21 October 2017

E.g., 21 October 2017

What's on

2 November 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
Talks & Courses
Covering treason and rebellion, illegitimacy and exile, this lecture series examines the forgotten lives and...
Times: Thursdays, 11.00-12.30, 26 October to 30 November
Location:
Queen's House, Orangery & South Parlours
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 school show provided for a secondary school audience with limited spaces for members of the public. 
Times: Thursdays and Fridays during term time | 12.45 and 1.45pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Weekdays: 1.15pm & 3.30pm | Weekends: 3.30pm
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

3 November 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 school show provided for a secondary school audience with limited spaces for members of the public. 
Times: Thursdays and Fridays during term time | 12.45 and 1.45pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Weekdays: 1.15pm & 3.30pm | Weekends: 3.30pm
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

4 November 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
Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky live in this show specifically for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition.
Times: 4 November | 10-10.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory, Peter Harrison Planetarium
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, Daytime
Join James Robson, Cutty Sark’s cook for fun and games and find out what was for dinner on-board.
Times: 7-8, 24-25 Oct | 4-5 Nov | 2-3, 27 Dec | 6-7 Jan | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm |
Location:
Cutty Sark, Level 2: Main Deck
Family fun
Family friendly art and craft activity at Cutty Sark
Times: 4 and 5 November | 11.30am -1.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
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

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