Closure of Great Equatorial Dome and Time for Navy Gallery

The Great Equatorial Dome and the Time for Navy Gallery will be closed between 11:30am and 3.45pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 25 July to 24 August for Daytime sky watch sessions 

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

Embark on our Ultimate Time Trail during your visit and discover the source of the famous six-pips sound that can be heard on BBC radio marking the hour. See the watch that survived the Titanic disaster, and the historic timekeepers that that solved the problem of how to find longitude at sea. 

Embark on your journey through time

Coffee barista at the Museum cafe, National Maritime Museum

Treat yourself to a fine afternoon tea or relax with a frothy coffee at our cafes and restaurants. Go on, you deserve it.