Museum blog

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes 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'.

3 April 2015
Today (3 April) marks the 322nd birthday of Mr John Harrison. To celebrate, the very talented Emily Churchill from the RMG Photo Studio baked a special cake, commemorating...
2 April 2015
With entries for Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year closing this month, we've been catching up with 2014 winners to talk about their pics and get some advice. 
31 March 2015

Our final post for Women's History Month looks at two amazing women who were involved in the more recent history of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

30 March 2015
We've been celebrating Women's History Month by looking at the women who played such a vital role in the history of science and the development of our Observatory. Previously...
28 March 2015
In honour of today's  Museums Week theme of favourites (#favMW) - reviving the voice of my favourite longitude projector, Jane Squire! During our Greenwich/Cambridge project...
27 March 2015

Now that spring is definitely finally here in the UK, just to confuse things we’re about to move into summertime – well, British Summer Time (or BST). So don’t forget to put your clocks forward one hour this weekend!