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., 20 November 2017

E.g., 20 November 2017

What's on

28 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
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, Daytime
Tour the Solar System and beyond, and meet our next-door neighbours in space!
Times: Weekdays: 3.30pm | Weekends: 1.15pm & 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
Access events
Explore the ship and her fascinating story on this audio described tour for blind and partially sighted...
Times: 28 November | 2.30–3.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Member events
Learn about of the exploration of the Polar Worlds from the time of Franklin to today, and how these icy...
Times: Tuesday 28 November | 6pm-8pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lecture Theatre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: 12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times: Tuesdays, 12 September 2017–22 May 2018 | 7–9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times: 31 October – 5 December | 20 February – 27 March | Tuesdays | 7.00–9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

29 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
Lunchtime lecture with one of our Curators in conversation with Polar exploration historian, Russell Potter....
Times: Wednesday 29 November | 12.00-13.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lecture Theatre
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
Season, Talks & Courses
RMG Curators and Conservators talk about art, history and science through favourite works of art in the Queen...
Times: Wednesdays, 4 October to 6 December 2017 | 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: Weekdays: 3.30pm | Weekends: 1.15pm & 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

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