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 July 2019

E.g., 18 July 2019

What's on

18 July 2019

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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

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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 July 2019

The Moon

Member events
Be amongst the first to explore our brand new exhibition The Moon, ahead of the exhibition opening to the...
Times: Friday 19 July | 9.00am-11.30am
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

The Moon

Member events
Celebrate the opening of our new exhibition The Moon with a special evening view on the exhibition’s very...
Times: Friday 19 July | 6.00pm-8.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

Rob Auton CST Comedy Previews

Cutty Sark Theatre
Climb aboard the ship for a comedy work-in-progress double-bill from two critically acclaimed comedians.
Times: Friday 19 July | Doors Open 18.15 | Show Starts 19.15
Location:
Cutty Sark

20 July 2019

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Member events
Explore our brand new exhibition The Moon and get crafting with our special workshop.
Times: Saturday 20 July | 10am-2.00pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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

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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

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Cutty Sark Theatre
Climb aboard the ship for a comedy work-in-progress double-bill from two critically acclaimed comedians.
Times: Saturday 20 July | Doors Open 18.45 | Show Starts 19.45
Location:
Cutty Sark

21 July 2019

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Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and...
Times: Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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: See dates below | 10:00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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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

Fire Hazard

Daytime
Immerse yourself in this swashbuckling adventure game, where you become the hero of an epic story of nautical...
Times: Various Sundays throughout June, July and August: 14.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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