Family day out

Go on an epic adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe.

Whether it's meeting Cutty Sark characters or catching a show at the Peter Harrison Planetarium, there's something for all the family at Royal Museums Greenwich

 

 

Fascinating, good displays, lots of hands on stuff for kids to do

Cutty Sark visitor

 

Fascinating, good displays, lots of hands on stuff for kids to do

Cutty Sark visitor

 

Amazing place to take little kids, several play areas and stay and play groups

National Maritime Museum visitor

 

Amazing place to take little kids, several play areas and stay and play groups

National Maritime Museum visitor

 

Great for kids, planetarium show a must, exhibition on longitude unexpected highlight

Royal Observatory visitor

 

Great for kids, planetarium show a must, exhibition on longitude unexpected highlight

Royal Observatory visitor

 

Explore the season

Astronauts, pirates or explorers - which journey will you take?

Daytime
Be the first to explore four new galleries and take part in a weekend of workshops, talks, tours, and captivating performances from Beats...
Times:
22 - 23 September | 11am - 4pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored activities, song, dance and...
Times:
Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Join our Data Artist in Residence to explore data through drawing! What will you create?
Times:
Location:
The Great Map
Family fun
Journey below the water and follow the river’s currents as they discover objects in the deep and reveal their stories. Told through...
Times:
29 September | 2pm and 3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Stamp, print and design a tote bag to carry your own belongings.
Times:
6 & 7 October | 11.30am - 1.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun
Be inspired by the busts created by local community groups in the Sea Things gallery. 
Times:
Sunday 21 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Planetarium shows
Our Mars-themed Morning Stars morning includes a planetarium show and interactive workshop in a relaxed environemnt for SEND groups. 
Times:
22 October | 10am-12 noon
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
What we knew of the world changed so much during the Tudor and Stuart periods. 
Times:
Monday 22, Friday 26 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Our Mars-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times:
23, 24 October | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Set sail for the new Tudor and Stuart Seafarers gallery with stories, movement and lots of 16th century music and song! Discover the...
Times:
Tuesday 23 October | 10.30, 11.30, 13.00, 14.00
Location:
Learning space
Family fun
Explore the skills and characteristics needed by seamen in order to travel the open oceans. Undertake different challenges to find out if...
Times:
Wednesday 24 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Family fun
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet.
Times:
25, 26 October | 10-11.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
The Museum is filled with stories of brave endeavours, be inspired by these histories, reflect on your own achievements and create your own...
Times:
Thursday 25 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Family fun
Celebrate new beginnings and the triumph of light over darkness with dance, music, art and a lantern procession to the river Thames.
Times:
Saturday 3 November | 11am - 16.00pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Celebrate Diwali at Cutty Sark with our rangoli art workshop inspired by the ship's voyages to India.
Times:
3 & 4 November | 11.30am - 1.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Our annual celebration of children's creativity in museums.
Times:
21 November | 10.00am - 2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Sailors have used star-gazing to help with way-finding for thousands of years. Join our artist to make an existing constellation or design...
Times:
1 & 2 September | 11.30am - 13.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Shake up a storm and recreate the sounds of rain and the sea with your very own hand-made musical instrument.
Times:
27 & 28 December | 11.30am - 13.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark