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., 25 March 2019

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What's on

1 April 2019

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Talks & Courses
Join us for a series of free talks in central London covering a range of fascinating subjects. Everyone is...
Times: 23 October, 6 November, 4 December, 29 January, 26 February, 12 March, 21 May, 18 June | 5.15pm
Location:

2 April 2019

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Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored...
Times: Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
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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Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: 18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

The view from the dry berth of the Cutty Sark

This special event is part of our year of celebration for Cutty Sark's 150th anniversary. 
Times: Tuesday 2 April | 6.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

3 April 2019

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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

4 April 2019

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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

5 April 2019

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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

6 April 2019

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Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it. 
Times: Saturday 6th April | 10:00am - 10:45am , Times: Saturday 4th May | 10:00am - 10:45am , Times: Saturday 29th June | 10:00am - 10:45am
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Access events
Times: 6 April | 11am - 12pm & 13.30pm-14.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Times: 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 & 18 April | 11.30am - 13.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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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
Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk...
Times: Monthly
Location:
Royal Observatory

7 April 2019

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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

8 April 2019

Spring Colours

Family fun
Capture the colours of spring using cameras creatively. Learn how your camera work, how different settings...
Times: Monday 8 April | 10.30am - 4.00pm
Location:
Seminar Room

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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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Member events
We now have a joint European-Japanese mission on its way to Mercury. 
Times: Monday 8 April | Doors open at 6.30pm and seated at 7pm for a 7.15pm start
Location:
National Maritime Museum

9 April 2019

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Planetarium shows, Family fun
Our Moon-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times: 09, 10, 16, 17 April | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Family fun
From whales, to polar bears and kingfishers, scour the Museum for unusual animal-related objects and hear the...
Times: 9th, 16th April, 10.30 | 11.30 | 13.00 | 14.00
Location:
Learning space

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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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