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Cutty Sark
Price Free with entry to Cutty Sark

Want to hear what life was really like at sea? Follow the free Cutty Sark audio tour and take a voyage into our seafaring past.

Listen to thrilling tales from Cutty Sark's history, hear about the lives of its captains and crews, and discover how Cutty Sark became the fastest ship of its day.

The tour is free for all visitors to the ship. When you arrive, simply sign in to our free WiFi and scan the QR code with your phone to begin.

Listen to the tour


Audio guide features

We've partnered with Smartify, the world's most downloaded museum app, to make it easier than ever to explore the ship.

  • Expert commentary on Cutty Sark's history: including how and why it was built, stories from the ship's seafaring past and its place in Greenwich today.
  • Rich audio, images and text: lean back and listen or read the transcript – explore the ship at your own pace and in your own way.
  • British Sign Language included for all users.
  • Nine different languages available.
  • Listen again when you get home: want to check something you heard during your visit? Once the app is installed, you can always tune in again.

You can also download the Smartify app for free from the Apple or Android app store to find out more about Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and our museum collections.


Audio guide bonus: Cutty Sark virtual tour

Explore Cutty Sark’s poop deck like never before with our virtual 3D experience. 

Located at the rear of the famous tea clipper, the poop deck is home to the Ship’s Wheel and the officers’ accommodation. 

Maritime lovers can now explore the deck from the comfort of home thanks to our virtual experience, created in partnership with Smartify.

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Come to Greenwich and come aboard! We can't wait to welcome you back to Cutty Sark

Choose your tickets

Cutty Sark

  • Explore the main deck
  • Walk beneath the ship
  • See how the crew lived
  • Family activities and interactives
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
Adult £20
Child £10

Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass

  • Save 25% with combo ticket
  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Planetarium shows not included

Become a Member

  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
Direct Debit One-off
Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70

Member tickets

  • Unlimited free entry
  • Priority booking and exclusive events
  • Access using your membership card
Membership card number required