Exhibitions & events at the National Maritime Museum

Explore the National Maritime Museum's exciting programme of free and paid events and exhibitions for all the family.

E.g., 19 September 2018
E.g., 19 September 2018

20 September 2018

Member events
Get a first look at the four new galleries in the National Maritime Museum at this exclusive event.
Times:
20 September | 8.30am-10.30am
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Talks & Courses
The first in a lecture series about food, its contexts and histories. Dr Kaori O’Connor will explore Hawaiian feasts and mariners in the...
Times:
20 September | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

22 September 2018

Daytime
Be the first to explore four new galleries and take part in a weekend of workshops, talks, tours, and captivating performances from Beats...
Times:
22 - 23 September | 11am - 4pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

25 September 2018

Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored activities, song, dance and...
Times:
Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

27 September 2018

Why have the British traditionally been reluctant to eat seaweed? This talk examines cultural attitudes to food from the sea, illustrated...
Times:
27 September | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

29 September 2018

Member events
Discover our new galleries at the National Maritime Museum with this event for all the family.
Times:
29 September | 10.25am-11.45am, 11.40am-1.00pm, 12.55pm-2.15pm and 2.10pm-3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Join our Data Artist in Residence to explore data through drawing! What will you create?
Times:
Location:
The Great Map
Family fun
Journey below the water and follow the river’s currents as they discover objects in the deep and reveal their stories. Told through...
Times:
29 September | 2pm and 3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

30 September 2018

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and do activities and think about...
Times:
Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum

1 October 2018

A series of free seminars convened by the Greenwich Maritime Centre and the National Maritime Museum
Times:
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

2 October 2018

Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored activities, song, dance and...
Times:
Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

4 October 2018

Talks & Courses
Join Kari Herbert for a talk about life on the very brink of civilisation, where she will be sharing her experiences of living with a...
Times:
4 October | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

7 October 2018

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and do activities and think about...
Times:
Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum

9 October 2018

Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored activities, song, dance and...
Times:
Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

11 October 2018

Talks & Courses
This is part of the Maritime Lecture Series about food, its contexts and histories. Marc Meltonville explores how the Tudors and Stuarts...
Times:
11 October | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

16 October 2018

Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored activities, song, dance and...
Times:
Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times:
15 Aug, 15 Sept, 16 Oct | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

18 October 2018

Talks & Courses
Part of our Maritime Lecture Series about food, its contexts and histories, Janet Macdonald looks at alternative food suppliers for the...
Times:
18 October | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Member events
The first in our lectures celebrating the new galleries at the National Maritime Museum
Times:
18 October | 6.45pm-8.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

21 October 2018

Family fun
Be inspired by the busts created by local community groups in the Sea Things gallery. 
Times:
Sunday 21 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space

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