Exhibitions and events

Come along and be inspired by world-class exhibitions and events at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's plenty to choose from for all the family - search below by museum, date or event type for something that floats your boat!


E.g., 18 August 2019

E.g., 18 August 2019

What's on

18 August 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...
Times: 14, 21 July | 10am - 2pm , Times: 4, 17, 18 August | 10am - 2pm , Times: 21, 22 September | 10am - 2pm , Times: 5, 6 October | 10am - 2pm , Times: 2, 3 November | 10am - 2pm , Times: 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...
Times: 7 Jul, 11 & 31 Aug and 15 Sep 2019 | 10.00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

Children's craft workshop at the National Maritime Museum

Family fun
This summer journey to the moon and back with crafts and experiments that fire up your imagination and send...
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

19 August 2019

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

20 August 2019

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Family fun
Ready your little astronauts for a journey to the Moon! With stories, songs and play we will travel to space...
Times: 30 July, 6 August, 13 August, 20 August, 27 August
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

21 August 2019

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Family fun
Times: 21 & 22 August | 11.30am-1.30pm and 2pm-4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky in this classic guide, presented in real-time by Royal Observatory astronomer.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends/Holidays 11.45am, 2.00pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

MBC thumbnail.png

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, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

22 August 2019

PPMCC tours

Explore the inner workings of a National Museum and see conservation in action on one of our guided tours.  
Times: Thursdays | 10.30am, 1.30pm
Location:
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

Crazy Comic Club

Family fun, Daytime
Create your own mind-blowing cosmic comic memoir and explore the farthest reaches of the solar system and the...
Times: 30 July, 22 August | 10:30am-4pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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