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Tel: +44 (0)20 8858 4422 | Contact and enquiries

Plan your visit to the world's largest maritime museum, Cutty Sark, the historic Queen's House and the Royal Observatory Greenwich, all set in the beautiful Greenwich World Heritage Site. View floor plans

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Nat. Maritime Museum, Romney Rd, G'wich SE10 9NF
Royal Observatory, Blackheath Ave, SE10 8XJ
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, Greenwich SE10 9HT


Get here | road | tube & rail | cycle | bus | river

Booking for events

Tel: 020 8312 6608
The Bookings office is open 10.00–16.00

Tickets for planetarium shows, observing evenings and some other events can be booked online.

The Museum sites are open daily between 10.00–17.00, last admission 16.30 (Cutty Sark 16.00).

Easter extended opening times (5–21 April): 10.00–18.00: applies to Cutty Sark; Flamsteed House & Meridian Courtyard; Sammy Ofer Wing and ground floor galleries of National Maritime Museum. View full details

Thursday late closing: The Sammy Ofer Wing and ground floor galleries of the National Maritime Museum stay open late till 20.00 on Thursdays. This includes the Shop, the Museum Café and outside terrace area, the Voyagers gallery and Compass Lounge, the Neptune Court 'streets' and the Explorers and Maritime London galleries.

Closures: All Museum sites are closed 24–26 December, close early on 31 Dec, and open at midday on 1 Jan and on the occasion of the London Marathon in April. Occasional unavoidable closures to parts of the site are posted in latest visitor information.

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Future exhibitions

Past exhibitions

High Arctic
The Museum commissioned United Visual Artists to convey the ocean’s scale, beauty and vulnerability in an era of global climate change.

Traders: tea

The National Maritime Museum’s ‘Trade Routes’ project explored the history of tea, working with members of the Sehmi Day Centre in Plumstead, south-east London. This film is one of the results of the project and features the Juttla family.

Iconic objects

Vice-Admiral's undress coat worn by Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
See the jacket Nelson was wearing at Trafalgar, with the bullet-hole in the left shoulder from the fatal shot.
Harrison's Marine Chronometer (H4)
The world's most famous historical timekeepers and solution to the longitude problem, on display in the Time Galleries.