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!


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E.g., 25 February 2020

What's on

28 February 2020

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Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 16 August 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Exhibitions
Three portraits, one historic exhibition: see the Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I for free at the Queen’s...
Times: 13 February 2020 - 31 August 2020 | Open daily | 10am - 5pm
Location:
Queen's House

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Access events
The SENsory Social Club is weekly club for young adults with special educational needs (14+) to develop...
Times: Fridays from 1 November | 10.30am - 12 noon & 1pm - 2.30pm
Location:
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

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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
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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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Evenings & Lates
Kick up your heels and join the finest of queer royalty as we takeover the Queen's House to celebrate LGBT...
Times: 28 February 2020 | 7pm
Location:
Queen's House

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Evenings & Lates, Cutty Sark Theatre
Join BBC Radio 6 Music host and Fun Lovin' Criminal, Huey Morgan for a night of dancing at the ship.
Times: Friday 28 February 2020 | 7pm doors | 11.30pm finish
Location:
Cutty Sark

29 February 2020

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Access events
Explore the night sky live in this show specifically for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition.
Times: 29 February, 4 April, 13 June | 10-10:45am arrival and show
Location:
Peter Harrison Planetarium

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The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative...
Times: Saturdays, 28 Sept to 28 March | 10am - 1pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

11 Sharafkhane port and lake Urmia © Masoud Ghadiri - square.jpg

Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 16 August 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I.jpg

Exhibitions
Three portraits, one historic exhibition: see the Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I for free at the Queen’s...
Times: 13 February 2020 - 31 August 2020 | Open daily | 10am - 5pm
Location:
Queen's House

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Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop-in workshops facilitated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 4 January - 29 March | 11.00am - 2.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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
Location:
Royal Observatory

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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

1 March 2020

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Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 16 August 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I.jpg

Exhibitions
Three portraits, one historic exhibition: see the Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I for free at the Queen’s...
Times: 13 February 2020 - 31 August 2020 | Open daily | 10am - 5pm
Location:
Queen's House

Coder Dojo

Be inspired by the collection and create computer programmes,animation,art and electronic experiments in...
Times: First Saturday of the month
Location:
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

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Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop-in workshops facilitated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 4 January - 29 March | 11.00am - 2.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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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
Location:
Royal Observatory

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