Exhibitions & events at the Royal Observatory

We have an exciting selection of free and paid events, exhibitions and courses at the Royal Observatory and Planetarium, see what's on below.

E.g., 15 December 2019
E.g., 15 December 2019

15 December 2019

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Community astronomy, Conferences & study days
Scouting and Guiding groups can visit the Royal Observatory for an inspiring experience, with opportunities to meet astronomers, engage...
Times:
14, 21 July | 10am - 2pm , 4, 17, 18 August | 10am - 2pm, 21, 22 September | 10am - 2pm, 5, 6 October | 10am - 2pm, 2, 3 November | 10am - 2pm, 15 December | 10am - 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Family fun
Find out more about our place in space in the planetarium and afterwards explore the hidden histories of the Royal Observatory. 
Times:
30 Nov, 8 Dec 2019, 12, 18 & 19 Jan, 15-16 Feb, 8 Mar 2020 | 10.00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

16 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

17 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course at Royal Observatory Greenwich provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times:
Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Until 26 May 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes to identifying targets and planning observing activities, learn everything you need to get started in...
Times:
Tuesdays 7-9pm | 5 Nov - 10 Dec 2019 | 25 Feb - 31 Mar 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory

18 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

19 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

20 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

21 December 2019

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Community astronomy
Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it, where visitors will have access to...
Times:
21 & 22 Dec | 10:00am - 10:45am, 25 Jan | 10:00am - 10:45am, 22 Feb | 10:00am - 10:45am
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

22 December 2019

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Community astronomy
Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it, where visitors will have access to...
Times:
21 & 22 Dec | 10:00am - 10:45am, 25 Jan | 10:00am - 10:45am, 22 Feb | 10:00am - 10:45am
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Family fun
Find out more about our place in space in the planetarium and afterwards explore the hidden histories of the Royal Observatory. 
Times:
30 Nov, 8 Dec 2019, 12, 18 & 19 Jan, 15-16 Feb, 8 Mar 2020 | 10.00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

23 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

24 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course at Royal Observatory Greenwich provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times:
Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Until 26 May 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory

telescope_uhd_vixen_babak_cc_1224x800.jpg

Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes to identifying targets and planning observing activities, learn everything you need to get started in...
Times:
Tuesdays 7-9pm | 5 Nov - 10 Dec 2019 | 25 Feb - 31 Mar 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory

25 December 2019

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Planetarium shows
Discover the moons of the Solar System in this brand new show narrated by our Royal Observatory astronomers.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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