Go on an epic family adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe at Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House.

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Tickets and prices

Please book tickets online in advance wherever possible. There's no limit to the time you can spend with us once you're here.

Limited tickets may be available if you turn up on the day, but to avoid disappointment we strongly advise booking in advance.

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Toilets, facilities & access

Find useful information about facilities at our museums including cloakrooms, baby change and accessibility, and information for visitors with disabilities coming to any of our sites.

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Eat & Drink

Take a pit stop during your exploration of Greenwich at one of our cafés. We have something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a healthy snack, delicious breakfast or lunch.

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Shop

Find the perfect Cutty Sark gift, from books and prints to models, toys and games. Visit us on board or shop online.

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Tickets and Opening

Advance booking recommended

  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

What’s On

Find great events for families in Greenwich.

Character Encounters
Talks and tours

Character Encounters

Visit the National Maritime Museum every Saturday to discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell
Saturdays
Free Entry
National Maritime Museum
Ted's Space Adventure
Planetarium shows

Ted's Space Adventure

Join Ted the bear on an adventure around the Solar System in this special live planetarium show for under-7s - perfect for little astronauts everywhere!
Weekends and holiday weekdays
Adults £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Meet the characters of Cutty Sark
Family fun

Meet the characters of Cutty Sark

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of sail
Weekends and Fri-Mon in school holidays | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
Included with entry to Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark
Safe Harbour
Family fun

Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour is a series of free workshops created to provide a safe space for foster and adoptive families with children under 13 years
Monthly: Next date 25 May 2024 | 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Ticketed | Free
National Maritime Museum
May Half Term at the National Maritime Museum
Family fun

May Half Term at the National Maritime Museum

This may half term join us for a series of facilitated workshops around the theme of engineering!
26 May - 2 June 2024 | 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Free | Drop in
National Maritime Museum
Queen's House characters
Family fun

Queen's House characters

Meet historical characters connected to the Queen's House and take part in exciting performances
Selected dates in school holidays | See below | 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00
Free
Queen's House
May half term at the Queen's House
Family fun

May half term at the Queen's House

Join us this May half term at the Queen's House
28 May - 2 June 2024 | 11am-2pm and 2pm-4pm
Free
Queen's House
Play Tuesdays
Family fun

Play Tuesdays

Bring your under 5 on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum together through song, dance and stories
Term time Tuesdays | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm
£4 per child and accompanying adult | Under 6 months free
National Maritime Museum
Out Of This World: Moons
Family fun

Out Of This World: Moons

Explore the moons of our solar system in this family workshop
28 May 2024 | 10.30am - 12 noon
£5 per child
Royal Observatory
Ship Mates
Family fun

Ship Mates

Hop aboard Cutty Sark for sensory sessions for under 5s!
Term-time Wednesdays | 10.30am, 12.00pm & 1.30pm
£5 per child, accompanying adults free
Cutty Sark
May half term at Cutty Sark
Family fun

May half term at Cutty Sark

It's all happening on board Cutty Sark this May half term - discover the fun family activities you can enjoy on the iconic tea clipper
Select dates, 29 May - 2 June 2024
Free with entry to the ship
Cutty Sark
Holiday to Space
Family fun

Holiday to Space

Travel across the Solar System and help Ted prepare for a holiday on another world during a planetarium show and interactive workshop for ages 3-6.
30 May 2024 | 10.30am - 12.00pm
£5 per child
Royal Observatory
LGBTQ+ Family Network
Family fun | Identity

LGBTQ+ Family Network

A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages and explore the stories within the collection
16 March 2024 | 10am-12pm
Free
National Maritime Museum

Family Membership

Join today and give your family the freedom to explore Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and Planetarium plus special exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum for a whole year.

Choose your tickets

Cutty Sark

  • Explore the main deck
  • Walk beneath the ship
  • See how the crew lived
  • Family activities and interactives
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
Adult £20
Child £10
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Royal Observatory

  • Walk the Prime Meridian line
  • See the best view in London
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £20
Child £10
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Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass

  • Save 25% with combo ticket
  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Planetarium shows not included
Adult £30
Child £15
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Become a Member

  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
Direct Debit One-off
Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70
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National Maritime Museum

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Access to all free galleries and activities
  • Special exhibitions free in 2024
Free entry
Book online
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Family fun

AHOY Gallery

  • Soft play
  • Maritime fun
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Museum entry included
  • Suitable for all children under 7
Term time weekdays FREE
Weekends & holidays £3
Gallery currently closed

Queen's House

  • Historic house
  • Internationally renowned art
  • Stunning architecture
  • Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I
  • Free tours and audio guides
Free entry
Book online
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Planetarium show

Ted's Space Adventure

  • Suitable for under 7s
  • Shows run Saturdays and Sundays
  • Daily during school holidays
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25  £8.00
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Planetarium show

The Sky Tonight

  • Daily shows
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00
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Planetarium show

Meet the Neighbours

  • Dates vary
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00
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Planetarium show

Starstruck

  • Dates vary
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00
Student & Under 25 £8.00
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Planetarium show

One Day on Mars

  • Daily shows
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Not available for under 5s
Adult £12
Child £6
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