Plan a family visit

Useful information if you are planning a family visit to the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House Greenwich.

How to get to Royal Museums Greenwich

Tickets & family membership

Entry to the National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House and the Astronomy Centre at the Royal Observatory is free.

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Day Explorer (includes Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and free museums)

Adult: £24.25

Child: £11.50

Adult: £19

Child: £9

Royal Observatory

Adult: £15

Child: £6.50

Adult: £13.50

Child: £5.85

Cutty Sark

Adult: £13.50

Child: £7

Adult: £12.15

Child: £6.30

Under-4s get free admission to the Royal Observatory, The Cutty Sark and special exhibitions

Find out more about tickets & prices

Family membership

Get family membership today and give your family freedom to explore Royal Museums Greenwich at your leisure.

One year's membership gives you: 

  • unlimited entry to all four Museums
  • unlimited entry to special exhibitions 
  • unlimited entry to Planetarium shows
  • discounts in shops and cafes

Family membership starts from £60 per year.

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Cutty Sark interior

Family facilities 

Cloakrooms are located in the National Maritime Museum. We have baby-change facilities and toilets in all of our museums. 

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Cloakrooms

The cloakroom is on the ground floor of the National Maritime Museum next to the ticket desk in the Sammy Ofer wing. Visitors can leave coats, pushchairs and bags. 

Charge: £1

There are no cloakroom facilities at the Royal Observatory or Cutty Sark.

Toilets & baby change

Toilets and baby-change facilities can be found in all of our museums. Find out about specific locations of these on our facilities page

Family-friendly cafés

Our cafés welcome children and families. All serve wholesome sandwiches, salads, hot dishes and cakes, with most offering special menus for our youngest guests. Children’s lunchboxes are also available. 

The Great Map Café in the National Maritime Museum is especially child-friendly, being located alongside the Great Map, our giant world atlas. Relax with a cup of our award-winning Benugo coffee while the little ones explore the continents. 

The National Maritime Museum offers a separate feeding area for mums with babies. 

Find out more about our cafés and opening times 

Children's events and activities 

Great Map

We regularly programme activities for children, including ‘Play Tuesday’. We also have two dedicated children’s galleries: 

AHOY!: suitable for 0-7s, located on the ground floor

All hands: suitable for 6-14s, located on the second floor 

On the first floor children can play ‘The great explorer’ interactive game on the Great Map. 

Find more events for kids and the family

Find out more in our See & Do section