Family day out

Looking for fantastic things to do with children over the Easter holidays? There are lots of brilliant events and activities to choose from at Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum. Will you be a sailor, an astronaut or a pirate?

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Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
Family events

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

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends & holidays | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
Make a Cutty Sark book to celebrate Children’s Book Day!
Times:
1–2 April | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Discover the amazing secrets of our star the Sun in this incredible show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times:
1 April–25 June 2017 | Weekends & holidays: 12.30, 2, 3.30, 5pm | Weekdays (during term-time): 3.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
From discoveries about the Solar System to our understanding of the Universe, get hands-on in these workshops.
Times:
(Weekends) 1 April–25 June | 12.45–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea clipper.
Times:
3, 6, 9–10, 23, 30 April | 14, 21 May | 3, 6 May | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Get ready to blast off to Mars!
Times:
Tues: 4, 11 April | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
What will you see on your travels? Whales? Mermaids? Icebergs?
Times:
4–6 April | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Start your holiday in our planetarium with a trip through space with Ted the teddy bear!
Times:
5, 12 April, 31 May–2 June | 10–11.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
Make your own musical instrument and accompany our musician in a sea shanty sing-along.
Times:
6–7 May | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Prepare to go ‘out of this world’ and off to the Moon in our action-packed activity morning!
Times:
29–30 May | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
Have you got what it takes to join Cutty Sark’s crew?
Times:
29 May–4 June | 11.30am–1.30pm, 2–4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark