Highlights this month include our Maritime Family History event in which you can learn to track your ancestors’ journeys at sea; and a special baby-friendly tour of Nelson, Navy, Nation.
A full programme of events for children and adult visitors to the historic Greenwich National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House. For Royal Observatory Greenwich, Peter Harrison Planetarium and Cutty Sark events, please contact the Royal Museums Greenwich Press Office on 020 8312 6789/6545/6790
Bring along your little sailors to our new gallery dedicated to our younger visitors. Board a pirate ship, stoke the fire of a steamship, navigate an ice-breaker, and more, all under one roof.
Maritime Family History
Using the career of novelist and mariner Joseph Conrad as our guide through the records, learn how the Caird Library and Archive can assist with your research into family history.
Meet a character from the past and take part in an exciting performance that will bring maritime history to life.
Be inspired by our maritime past and explore your personal connections to the sea. Ask staff where the activity is on the day.
Have fun with your family by exploring the Museum through crafts, music, dance and drama. Timed sessions; collect tickets from the Admissions Desk.
Curator’s Tour of Nelson, Navy, Nation
Join our Curator of Art, Dr Katy Barrett, for a tour of the art highlights on display in Nelson, Navy, Nation at the National Maritime Museum, including ‘Captain Lord George Graham’ by William Hogarth.
Baby-Friendly Curator’s Tour of Nelson, Navy, Nation
Bring along your baby to this special curator’s tour, led by Curator of Art Dr Katy Barrett, of the art highlights on display in Nelson, Navy, Nation at the National Maritime Museum, including William Hogarth’s ‘Captain Lord George Graham’.
Become the Greatest Explorer on The Great Map
The Great Explorer is a magical new interactive game for families. Take one of our tablet devices and set sail across The Great Map to explore distant lands and discover treasures from all around the world.
Where will you visit and what will you find? Take a photo and share your adventure with us @NMMGreenwich #greatmap
The National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Queen’s House and Cutty Sark operate under the banner of Royal Museums Greenwich.
The National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Queen’s House and Cutty Sark are open daily 10.00–17.00 (last admission 16.30). Cutty Sark’s opening times may be subject to change, please see website for details.
General admission to National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House is free. All events included here are free of charge to all visitors unless stated. Admission prices for the Royal Observatory Greenwich, Peter Harrison Planetarium and Cutty Sark, as well as Museum special exhibitions can be found online.
The Museum is located a short walk from the Cutty Sark DLR, and Maze Hill and Greenwich train stations. The closest tube stations are North Greenwich (to change to local buses) and Canary Wharf (to change to DLR), both on the Jubilee line.
For updated information prior to visit please visit our web site or phone 020 8858 442.
For further information or images please contact:
Royal Museums Greenwich Press Office | Tel: 020 8312 6667/6545 | 07960 509 802 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org