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., 15 December 2017

E.g., 15 December 2017

What's on

15 December 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Planetarium shows
A school show provided for a secondary school audience with limited spaces for members of the public. 
Times: Thursdays and Fridays during term time | 12.45 and 1.45pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

16 December 2017

Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum, Lower Ground, Sammy Ofer Wing
Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Times: 28-29 Oct | 18 Nov | 10, 16, 21-22 Dec | 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm |
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 October - 30 December | 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 October-30 December | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Evenings & Lates
A special Silver Screen SciFi evening celebrating the centenary of Arthur C Clarke's birth feat. special...
Times: 16 December | 18:45-21:30
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

17 December 2017

Exhibitions, Season
Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John...
Times: 14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Introducing a new character on Cutty Sark: Mrs Ray, the mother of Clarence, a young ship’s apprentice.
Times: 21-22 Oct | 11, 25 Nov | 9, 17, 23 Dec | 11.00am, 12.00am, 1.30am and 2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times: Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 October - 30 December | 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 October-30 December | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Meridian Courtyard
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times: Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre, Peter Harrison Planetarium

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