Go on an epic adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe.

Become an astronaut at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, a sailor on board Cutty Sark or an explorer in the National Maritime Museum. 

All aboard for a day of family fun!

Stand on Cutty Sark's top deck and discover life at sea on board the fastest ship of her day

See draw-dropping planetarium shows taking you to the depths of our universe

Play in our free AHOY! children's gallery for under-7s and the All Hands children’s gallery for 6-12s

 

Don't be a tourist, be an explorer

Don't be a tourist, be an explorer!

Family events

Astronauts, pirates or explorers - which journey will you take?

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
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends 1 July - 30 September | 1.05-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Evenings & Lates
Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the...
Times:
Sunday 1 October | 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Children's art workshop on board Cutty Sark inspired by the art of Indonesia
Times:
7 and 8 October | 11.30am -1.30pm, 2 - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Our Mars-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times:
23, 24 October | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Family craft event
Times:
23 & 25 October | 11.30am-12.30pm, 1-2pm& 2.30-3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet
Times:
25, 26, 27 October | 10-11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
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
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
Member events
Join us for festive fun in the Queen’s House.
Times:
Saturday 2 December | 10am-11am, 11am-midday and 1pm-2pm
Location:
Queen's House