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  • Steampunk artists have taken over the Royal Observatory! Let madcap inventors, stargazing scientists and extremely elegant explorers take you on an adventure into a world where scientific convention and the laws of nature have been re-written.
    Open until 4 January 2015
  • Discover how the critical problem of finding where you were at sea preoccupied the greatest minds of the 17th and 18th centuries, from Galileo and Isaac Newton to James Cook and John Harrison.
    11 July 2014–4 January 2015
  • Waterline: A splendidly moustachioed bartender shakes a cocktail aboard an unspecified cruise liner
    Have you got the skills to navigate your way out of danger, or will you get lost in the Museum?
    24 July
  • Illustration showing giant squid attack, p.275 of Jules Vernes, 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea' (event)
    Come along in your steampunk finery for a special late night opening of the Longitude Punk’d exhibition.
    14 August, 11 September 2014
  • M. Le Duc De Crillon Cher
    Directed by Monty Python star Terry Gilliam, this 1988 adventure-fantasy-comedy chronicles the tall tales of the 18th-century nobleman Baron Carl Friedrich von Munchausen.
    31 July
  • Giant Rhymeathon event
    Come along with your best singing voice, and sing your favourite nursery rhymes as loud as you can with your family and friends.
    Friday 18 July 2014
  • NASA: Reflecting on Work: Astronaut John Grunsfeld (event)
    Come and see some of the awesome images submitted to the international Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 competition.
    1 October–31 December
  • Space Safari screen capture
    Join Ted the Teddy Bear as he journeys throughout the solar system looking for the Great Big Bear in the sky.
    Weekends/holidays*; Tuesdays in term-time**
  • NGC 2264 including the Christmas Tree Cluster (ESO) (event)
    Come to the Royal Observatory for an evening of astronomy including a chance to look through our gigantic 18-tonne Victorian telescope.
    12-13 December
  • Come on a fantastic tour of what you can see for yourself in tonight's night sky.
    Shows daily (not 24-26 Dec)

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