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., 22 September 2019
E.g., 22 September 2019

19 October 2019

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The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative drop-in for young people aged...
Times:
Saturdays, 28 Sept to 28 March | 10am - 1pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Black History Walks outlines African, Caribbean and Asian contribution to Britain’s World War II efforts. 
Times:
19 October 2019 | 2pm - 4pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

20 October 2019

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Family fun
Celebrate the sharing of stories and knowledge from around the world!Explore Chinese, Indian, African and Arctic cultures through stories...
Times:
Sunday 20th October - Sunday 27th October 2019
Location:
National Maritime Museum

24 October 2019

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Season
In this five-part lecture series, travel on a lunar journey around our Earth with writers, climate change negotiators, academics, curators...
Times:
Thursday, 24 October 2019, 17:30-19:30
Location:
National Maritime Museum

26 October 2019

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Family fun
Celebrate the lunar festival, Diwali, with dance, music, art and a celebration of light at the National Maritime Museum.
Times:
Saturday 26 October 2019 | 11am - 4.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

28 October 2019

Ship Plan

The Caird Library at The National Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the programme for a free workshop on working with shipbuilding...
Times:
28 October 2019 | 10.30am - 4.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

29 October 2019

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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

2 November 2019

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The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative drop-in for young people aged...
Times:
Saturdays, 28 Sept to 28 March | 10am - 1pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Black History Walks presents White Wash, a feature length documentary exploring race in America through the eyes of the ocean. 
Times:
2 November 2019 | 2pm - 5pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

3 November 2019

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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

4 November 2019

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Talks & Courses
Join us for this free Caird Library research seminar from Dr Allison Goudie, Curator of Art. Members of the Museum, adult learners,...
Times:
4 November | 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

5 November 2019

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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

The Powder Monkey

Evenings & Lates
The Powder Monkey is a new opera created by Brolly Productions, in collaboration with internationally acclaimed Black composer Errollyn...
Times:
5 November | 7pm - 8.45pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

8 November 2019

Moon Festival

Season
Explore the impact of incendiary women directors on the global landscape, using film and the moon as media to defy expectations and change...
Times:
Friday, 8 November 2019, 18.30-21.30
Location:
National Maritime Museum

9 November 2019

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The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative drop-in for young people aged...
Times:
Saturdays, 28 Sept to 28 March | 10am - 1pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

10 November 2019

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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

12 November 2019

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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

13 November 2019

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Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times:
8 Sept - fully booked, 16 Oct, 13 Nov 2019 | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

16 November 2019

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The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative drop-in for young people aged...
Times:
Saturdays, 28 Sept to 28 March | 10am - 1pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

LGBT Family Forum

Family fun
A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages and explore the stories within...
Times:
Selected dates, 10am - 11am
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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