Family day out

Take Dad 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!

 

Essential information

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
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
Times:
1 - 2 July | 11.00am-1.00pm, 2.00- 4.00pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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
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
Times:
Saturday 22 July | 6.30-8.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Join award-winning children’s author and illustrator Nick Butterworth and his favourite alien Q Pootle 5 as they land at the Royal...
Times:
Monday 31 July | 10-12.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows
Times:
5 August: 6.30 - 8.00pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Times:
16 September: 5.45 - 7.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre