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 September 2020

E.g., 18 September 2020

What's on

18 September 2020

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Join us online and come behind the scenes at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre this September
Times: 14 - 19 September | Various times
Location:
Online

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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

19 September 2020

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Join us online and come behind the scenes at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre this September
Times: 14 - 19 September | Various times
Location:
Online

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Daytime
Join us for Solar System Discovery, a live online planetarium show presented by an astronomer from the Royal...
Times: Saturdays, Sundays | 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

Heritage Open Days online quiz

Test your 'hidden nature' knowledge against Royal Museums Greenwich's seasoned quizmasters in this family...
Times: Saturday 19 September 2020 | Quiz starts at 6.30pm
Location:
Online

20 September 2020

family drawing nmm

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 noon - 1.15pm | 2.30pm - 3.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

Uranus.jpg

Daytime
Join us for Solar System Discovery, a live online planetarium show presented by an astronomer from the Royal...
Times: Saturdays, Sundays | 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

22 September 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
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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Talks & Courses
Explore topics at the cutting edge of scientific research and the limits of human knowledge.
Times: Tuesdays, 7–9pm | See details below
Location:
Royal Observatory

23 September 2020

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Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime as the ever popular toddler time comes to...
Times: Every Wednesday | 10.30am - 11am
Location:
Online

Needle on skin online course

Join us as we take a deep dive into the history of tattooing and maritime tattoos in the UK.
Times: Wednesdays from 2 September 2020 | 6pm
Location:
Online

25 September 2020

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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

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) © Edward Henry, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Deep Space Commended 2010

Evenings & Lates
Join astronomers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich as they separate science-fact from science-fiction in...
Times: 25 September | 7pm
Location:

26 September 2020

Uranus.jpg

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

S4097-279-sq.jpg

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

27 September 2020

family drawing nmm

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 noon - 1.15pm | 2.30pm - 3.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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