The horrors of the Western Front have long dominated our understanding of those years, and yet the war at sea was fought on an epic scale and with terrible human loss.
2 August 2014–November 2018
Lost, no way home? Follow the quest to solve the world’s biggest challenge and the battle for the huge rewards of up to £20,000. Explore the rivalries and ingenious inventions of some of the greatest minds of the 17th and 18th centuries including Galileo, Isaac Newton, Captain Cook and John...
11 July 2014–4 January 2015
An exhibition of exceptional paintings, prints and drawings by specially commissioned artists on Captain Cook’s 18th-century voyages of discovery. These works influenced forever how the European public saw the Pacific.
Open until July 2015, featuring the Stubbs paintings until 25 January 2015
Steampunk artists have taken over the Royal Observatory! Calling Sci-Fi enthusiasts, let madcap inventors and stargazing scientists 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
Join us to consider the challenges facing current whale populations while also tracking their enduring presence in literature, film and music.
Quintessentially British afternoon tea experience in the unique setting of The Queen&'s House Loggia at Royal Museums Greenwich, with breath-taking views over Greenwich Park.
Every Sunday and selected Saturdays, 13 July–28 September
Meet time-travelling Astronomer Royal Nevil Maskelyne or his human computer Mary Edwards, next to the steampunk time machine in the Meridian Courtyard; find out about their life and work at Greenwich in the 18th century.
Weekends and holiday weekdays (from 12 April 2014)
17 Oct. Diana Rigg brings her bestselling book 'No Turn Unstoned' to the Cutty Sark stage.
Get up-close and personal with some of the Museum’s collections of maps and charts with Gillian Hutchinson, Curator, History of Cartography.
Get up-close and personal with some of the finest objects from the Museum’s reserve collection, and go behind-the-scenes into the horology workshop.