Join our Royal Observatory Astronomers for a series of activity packages for older children that include a planetarium show, two interactive workshops and a chance to talk to our astronomers.
Join in a varied range of activities related to space science and space exploration; from the International Space Station to the latest discoveries about the Solar System and the wider universe.
Current dates for this event are sold out but you can still book for the Valentine's event:
Now in a series of blogs the National Maritime Museum (NMM) and Punchdrunk (PD) come together again to discuss how the exhibition developed from initial concept stage to the first visitors through the door. However, like all things that go Against Captain’s Orders these blogs aren’t quite what they seem…
PD: It’s a grey, somewhat damp Monday morning. But we are here at the National Maritime Museum for the first of a series of conversations about our collaboration Against Captain’s Orders.
Accessible for children or adult carers who are blind or partially sighted.
Suitable for all ages
Join us each Saturday to meet a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell about our collections!
Explore Traders: the East India Company and Asia gallery with James Robson, a Chinese lascar (sailor) who served on the fastest and greatest of the tea clippers, Cutty Sark. Find out about the struggles of the tea trade between Britain and China on your journey, and the impact of the 19th-century Opium Wars on both countries.
Join Ted the Teddy Bear on a journey throughout the Solar System, looking for the Great Big Bear in the sky.
A planetarium show for under-7s. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
With interactivity, music and rhyme, the show is a must for pre-school children.
Arriving at the Planetarium
The Planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory, at the top of a hill with spectacular views across London. Please allow enough time to get to us and aim to arrive at least 10 mins before the show’s start time, as latecomers cannot be admitted.