Family day out

Looking for fantastic things to do with children? There are lots of fun events and activities to choose from at Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum.

Essential information

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

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

Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times:
Saturdays | 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Join Ted the Teddy Bear on a journey throughout the Solar System, looking for the Great Big Bear in the sky.
Times:
Weekends & holidays | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Learn about rockets, astronauts, the International Space Station (ISS), and amazing future space missions.
Times:
Weekends | 12.45-4.15pm usually
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:
11, 13, 16–17, 26 Feb | 11–12 March | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Embark on a museum adventure that includes trails, arty workshops, songs and stories. 
Times:
Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Find out how the ship got her name, as Nannie shares amazing stories about Cutty Sark.
Times:
18, 25 March | 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
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