Facilities & Access at Cutty Sark

Cloakrooms & baggage check at our museums

A cloakroom is provided on the ground floor of the National Maritime Museum. 

This facility is located to the right of the ticket desk in the Sammy Ofer wing facing Greenwich Park. Visitors can leave coats, suitcases, rucksacks and bags and there is a fee of £1 per item.

There are no cloakroom facilities at the Royal Observatory or Cutty Sark.

Family membership

Royal Museums Greenwich Members get free entry to all our ticketed areas and exhibitions as well as to Peter Harrison Planetarium shows, plus discounts in our shops and cafés.  

Family facilities at our museums

Royal Observatory, Peter Harrison Planetarium, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House welcome visitors of all ages, and offer plenty of activities for children, many of them free.

Toilets and baby change at our museums

All the toilet and baby change facilities at our museums are wheelchair accessible.

Wheelchair access at Cutty Sark

For safety reasons, wheelchair access spaces for Cutty Sark are limited to three visitors at any one time.

Cutty Sark is wheelchair accessible with lifts providing access to all levels of the ship. For safety reasons, wheelchair spaces on the ship are limited to three visitors at any one time. Some areas of the Main Deck are not wheelchair accessible, but virtual access is provided to these spaces. 

The original ship structure restricts the size of the lift on board, so unfortunately mobility scooters cannot be accommodated onboard.

Please also be aware there are steps and gradients in Cutty Sark Gardens on the approach to the ship. There is a step-free route from King William Walk and Greenwich Pier.

Free entry for under 4s to Cutty Sark

Under-4s get free admission to Cutty Sark.

Toilets and baby change at Cutty Sark

Toilets, baby change facilities and an accessible toilet are located in the lower ground floor by the Even Keel café.

Children's events and activities at Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark has Family Fun weekends every month and special events during school holidays.

 Before you visit, you can download our trails to find to find the interesting creatures hiding on board and look for the biggest circle on the ship

 PDF iconanimal_hunt_trail.pdf (ages 3+)

PDF iconship_shapes_v.2.pdf(ages 5+)

Accessible events at our museums

Join in with an exciting programme of accessible events across all our museums which run throughout the year. 

Search our Events and exhibitions section for further information.

Families at our cafés and restaurants

Our cafés and restaurants welcome children and families, with most offering special menus for our youngest guests.