Browse all the latest press releases from the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Queen's House below.
In February 2006 the Royal Observatory, Greenwich will open four compelling new galleries to tell the story of precision timekeeping.
Mariners and Migrants: in Search of Home is a compelling new exhibition that explores the lives of 19th-century child migrants and young sailors who sailed the transatlantic route between Great Britain and Canada opening at the Museum in January 2006.
As a result of its popularity with visitors, the run of the National Maritime Museum's major photographic exhibition, The Coast Exposed, has been extended until 12 February 2006.
The National Maritime Museum has been named the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year and staff member, Jim Bloomfield, has received the Outstanding Customer Service Award at the prestigious Visit London Awards on 29 November 2005.
The National Maritime Museum is delighted to announce it has raised the full £15 million required for the Royal Observatory redevelopment, following a £3 million pledge from the Peter Harrison Foundation.
Mars is set to dominate the night sky over the next few weeks, making its closest approach to the Earth in the early morning of Sunday 30 October 2005. To the unaided eye, the red planet will appear as a brilliant point of light – brighter than any star.
A new gallery, Your Ocean, opens on 23 September 2005 at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. The gallery is the latest element of the Museum's Planet Ocean initiative, launched three years ago.
The Museum is proud to announce the latest initiative in its New Visions contemporary arts programme. Beth Derbyshire has been commissioned to produce 'Message' - a performance on Remembrance Sunday 2005 and an exhibition at the Queen's House.
The National Maritime Museum is engaged in a fundamental programme of reform of the stewardship of collections it holds in trust for the nation.
Today, the Royal Observatory Greenwich (ROG), part of the National Maritime Museum, has received final approval for a £6.7M grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards a £15M development.