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E.g., 22/08/2014
E.g., 22/08/2014
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Kongouro [kangaroo] by George Stubbs
    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
  • Longitude Lunatics, from The Rake's Progress
    Following the 1714 Longitude Act, longitude was everywhere. If people weren’t talking about it, they were writing and drawing about it. Discover some of the quirky and extraordinary representations.
    4 September
  • 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
  • Tall Ships Festival 2014
    Celebrate the Tall Ships Festival 2014 with Royal Museums Greenwich special events including music performances, exhibitions, workshops and guided tours.
    5–9 September
  • The Spermacaeti whale brought to Greenland Dock 1762
    Join us to consider the challenges facing current whale populations while also tracking their enduring presence in literature, film and music.
    20 September
  • 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
  • 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**
  • Actor-Interpreter as Pearl Morris (event)
    Meet a character from the past and take part in an exciting performance that will bring maritime history to life.
    Saturdays in August (excluding 23 August 2014)

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