Planetarium closures

Visiting the planetarium? Our planetarium is open daily, 10am-5pm. It is closed for maintenance on the first Tuesday of every month from September 2017. See what's on and choose your next space adventure

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!

 

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:
Shows daily | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
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 (event cancelled Sun 9 July)
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Introducing a new character on Cutty Sark: Mrs Ray, the mother of Clarence, a young ship’s apprentice.
Times:
9, 24, 29 July | 3, 24, 28 August | 1, 10 September | 11.00am, 12.00am, 1.30am and 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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
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