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., 29 November 2020

E.g., 29 November 2020

What's on

29 November 2020

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Family fun, Access events
Each Sunday come and explore the Museum's collection through hands on creative activities. 
Times: Sundays during term time | 11am - 11.45am | 12.30pm - 1.15pm | 2.30pm - 3.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Daytime
Join us for Solar System Discovery, a live online planetarium show presented by an astronomer from the Royal...
Times: Weekends and school holidays | 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
Online

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Daytime
Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of...
Times: Weekends and school holidays | 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

30 November 2020

Remembrance Sunday panel discussion

In light of Black Lives Matter protestors in Bristol removing the statue of slave trader, philanthropist and...
Times: 30 Nov | 7pm
Location:
Online

1 December 2020

NMM children storytelling

Family fun
Bring your under 5 on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum together through song, dance and...
Times: Tuesdays in term time | 11am, 12 noon, 2pm
Location:
Online

SENsory sailors

Family fun
Come along and enjoy this brand new sensory play session for children under 7 with special educational needs...
Times: Term time Tuesdays, 2.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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This comprehensive course at Royal Observatory Greenwich provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous...
Times: Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Member events
Join author Rebecca Giggs online for a discussion with Museum curator Laura Boon, introduced by Museum...
Times: Tuesday 1 December | 6.30pm-7.30pm
Location:

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Talks & Courses
Inspired by objects in the Royal Museums Greenwich’s sites and collections, you will investigate the history...
Times: Tuesdays | 7pm - 8pm
Location:
Online

2 December 2020

Deanio X and the BLKBRD collective on the Great Map

Stay home, stay safe and hone your skills in this online drawing class hosted by Royal Museums Greenwich and...
Times: Every Wednesday from 7 October
Location:
Online

3 December 2020

Self-portrait under the Milky Way © Evan McKay.jpg

Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual exhibition showcasing the world's...
Times: Daily , Times: 10.30am-4pm (10am-5pm weekends)
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Planetarium shows, Family fun
Come with a bear called Ted (and companion Plant!) on an adventure around the Solar System, investigating...
Times: Every day from 3 December | 11am and 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

Planetarium

Planetarium shows
An exciting Planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the...
Times: Every day from 3 December | 12 noon and 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Planetarium shows, Family fun
Join our expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling experience where you'll dive into the depths of seemingly...
Times: Every day from 3 December | 1pm and 3pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

4 December 2020

Self-portrait under the Milky Way © Evan McKay.jpg

Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual exhibition showcasing the world's...
Times: Daily , Times: 10.30am-4pm (10am-5pm weekends)
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Planetarium shows, Family fun
Come with a bear called Ted (and companion Plant!) on an adventure around the Solar System, investigating...
Times: Every day from 3 December | 11am and 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

Planetarium

Planetarium shows
An exciting Planetarium show exploring dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the...
Times: Every day from 3 December | 12 noon and 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

RS418690210445_Mars After the Global Dust Storm © Dzmitry Kananovich, Mikhail Abgarian, Yuri Goryachko, Konstantin Morozov CUT.jpg

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Join our expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling experience where you'll dive into the depths of seemingly...
Times: Every day from 3 December | 1pm and 3pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Daytime
Join in a different creative adventure each week inspired by the vast collection at The Prince Philip...
Times: Fridays | 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Location:
Online

5 December 2020

Saturday Art Club

The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative...
Location:

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