Museum blog

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.

1 June 2015

There’s lots to look out for in the night (and day) sky this month. Here’s our pick of what you can see without expensive equipment – just the naked eye or binoculars, plus a bit of luck with the weather.

29 May 2015
Today's guest blog is by author Simon Guerrier. He's joining us next week to talk about the Scientific Secrets of Dr Who. Isaac Newton was a genius, but he’s been described...
8 May 2015

Emily from our Photo Studio has been looking at some amazing 1919 glass plates from our collection. 

5 May 2015

There’s lots to look out for in the night sky, and you don’t need expensive equipment – just reasonably dark and clear skies and a bit of persistence.

5 May 2015
Hubble's 25th Birthday by Radmila Topalovic - Astronomer
30 April 2015

My name is Alex and I’m the Buying & Merchandising Manager at Royal Museums Greenwich.

28 April 2015
As Ships, Clocks & Stars makes its way round the world, there's still time to look at the stories behind some of the objects in the exhibition. If you go see it now at...
17 April 2015

The annual Lyrid meteor shower is underway and will be growing to its peak on Weds 22–Thurs 23 April.

14 April 2015

In this new Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year-inspired blog post about astronomically-themed objects from the Museum’s collections, I am looking at planets and other cosmic bodies in our solar system.

9 April 2015

Entries for Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 close on 16 April and it looks like it's going to be another amazing year. If you want to get involved and need some last minute inspiration, we've been catching up with the winners of the 2014 competition. Today Julie Fletcher talks about her beautiful image 'Lost Souls'.