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?

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
Mark the uprising in Haiti that lead to the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. Join us for a powerful day of commemoration through...
Times:
Wednesday 23 August | 11am-5pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
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
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