Exhibitions

Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition

To mark the tenth year of the world's greatest space photography competition, a new photography gallery launches at the National Maritime Museum. The exhibition will showcase the best entries from the last 10 years of the competition, alongside the spectacular winners from 2018. 

The 2018 winners will be announced on 23 October. Follow all of the announcments live as they happen on the night on our Twitter feed.

A very fashionable Pepys Show: 1660s Glam Frock

In today's guest blog we talk to the Fashion Museum Bath about preparing one particularly striking dress.

Hello, I’m Rosemary from the Fashion Museum Bath, and I’m at the National Maritime Museum for a couple of days helping to get ready for the Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution exhibition, which opens on 20 November 2015.

What does fashion have to do with all those pestilential plights, and what indeed to do with Pepys? Well, quite a lot really – the diarist was a wry observer of what went on in the 1660s, and what was worn (and by whom) did not escape his gaze.

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