Exhibitions & events at the Royal Observatory

Camera Obscura closure

The Camera Obscura will be closed from 21 May until 25 May. The rest of the Royal Observatory and Meridian Line remain open.

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., 20 June 2018
E.g., 20 June 2018

27 May 2018

Planetarium shows
An exciting planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

28 May 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Our Moon-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times:
28, 29, 30 May | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
An exciting planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

29 May 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Our Moon-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times:
28, 29, 30 May | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
An exciting planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

30 May 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Our Moon-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times:
28, 29, 30 May | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
An exciting planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

31 May 2018

Planetarium shows
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet
Times:
4, 12 April and 31 May, 1 June | 10-11.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
An exciting planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.
Times:
Weekdays: 2.45pm | Weekends and holidays: 12.30pm, 2.45pm, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

1 June 2018

Planetarium shows
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet
Times:
4, 12 April and 31 May, 1 June | 10-11.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet
Times:
4, 12 April and 31 May, 1 June | 10-11.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory

2 June 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 April - 30 June | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

3 June 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 April - 30 June | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

9 June 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times:
Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 April - 30 June | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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