Exhibitions & events at the Royal Observatory

Half marathon notice

Visitor notice: On Sunday 4 March Cutty Sark and the museum car park will be closed for the Vitality Big Half Marathon. All other museums will be open as normal and DLR and rail links will be running. Find out about road closures

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., 24 February 2018
E.g., 24 February 2018

24 February 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

25 February 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

27 February 2018

Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times:
Tuesdays, 12 September 2017–22 May 2018 | 7–9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times:
31 October – 5 December | 20 February – 27 March | Tuesdays | 7.00–9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

3 March 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

4 March 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

6 March 2018

Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times:
Tuesdays, 12 September 2017–22 May 2018 | 7–9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times:
31 October – 5 December | 20 February – 27 March | Tuesdays | 7.00–9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

10 March 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
The story of three female African American mathematicians fighting segregation at the dawn of the space race.
Times:
10 March | 6pm - 8.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

11 March 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

13 March 2018

Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times:
Tuesdays, 12 September 2017–22 May 2018 | 7–9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times:
31 October – 5 December | 20 February – 27 March | Tuesdays | 7.00–9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

15 March 2018

Evenings & Lates, Talks & Courses
Join astronomer and comedian Jon Culshaw for a personalised tour of the night sky in his own unique style.
Times:
15 March | 6.30–7.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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