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Planetarium Closed

Visitor Notice: The Planetarium will be closed April 1 - April 7 for essential maintanance. Tickets may be available for the weekend April 6 - 7 in person on the day. The rest of the Royal Observatory is open as usual. Book tickets your tickets today.

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17 July 2015
By Mariana Voda My name is Mariana and I volunteer with the Cutty Sark Studio Theatre Marketing Team. I wanted a ship since I read Robinson Crusoe and Peter Pan - in that...


17 January 2014

Between 2006 and 2012, the Cutty Sark Trust undertook an ambitious conservation project to save the last remaining tea clipper.


21 November 2008
Late October is not the best time of the year to visit the Isles of Scilly! We went to Tresco hoping that some of the tropical climate, for which the island is known, would...


20 November 2008
During my first few weeks at the Museum the name 'Valhalla' kept coming up at various points. As a lifelong Viking fan, I was excited by the prospect of a collection of Norse...