Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

Join us for our spectacular programme of evening entertainment, featuring cutting-edge musicians and comedy at Cutty Sark, sci-fi film screenings and stargazing at the Royal Observatory, and Lates at the National Maritime Museum.

Enjoy cult sci-fi classics on the big screen at the Planetarium

Enjoy cult sci-fi classics on the big screen at the Planetarium

Word-class comedy, music and drama at the Cutty Sark Theatre

Word-class comedy, music and drama at the Cutty Sark Theatre

Special Lates at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House

Special Lates at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House

Essential information

Event Type: 
Opening times: 
After 6pm
Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
Evening events

Explore our full programme of upcoming late events

Evenings & Lates
Comprising outstanding classical, world folk and jazz musicians, Joglaresa will be joined by Dame Emma Kirkby for a Christmas Special in...
Times:
Saturday 16 December | Doors open 7.00pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
In conversation with Andy Weir, author of The Martian and his new book Artemis. Preceded by a trip to the Moon.
Times:
11 January 2018 | 7-8.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
 Join Tom Allen and two special guest stars for an evening of brand new comedy in our Michael Edwards Studio Theatre. 
Times:
From Tues 16 Jan | Doors open 6.45pm | Start time 7.15pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Member events
Join journalist, author and polar specialist Michael Smith as he discusses Francis Crozier, captain of HMS Terror.
Times:
Thursday 18 January | 6.15pm-7.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Celebrate a Burns Night Ceilidh at Cutty Sark, the 148 year old Clipper Ship named after one of Robert Burns’ very own most beloved poems,...
Times:
Sat 27 Jan | Doors open 7.00pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Kings of the South Seas returns to Cutty Sark's Michael Edwards Studio Theatre with the launch of their new album, "Franklin".
Times:
Thurs 1 Feb | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 7.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Classics shaken with wit, stirred with drama and served with a contemporary twist OperaUpClose present some of opera’s best loved arias,...
Times:
Friday 23 March | Doors open 7.00pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
The original spellbinding duo, Show of Hands, are taking their unmissable tour to Cutty Sark!
Times:
6 May | Doors open 7pm
Location:
Cutty Sark