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., 20 September 2019

E.g., 20 September 2019

What's on

1 October 2019

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Community astronomy, 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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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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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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Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course at Royal Observatory Greenwich provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous...
Times: Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Until 26 May 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
Astronomy course for absolute beginners, led by an engaging tutor and taught at Royal Observatory Greenwich,...
Times: Tuesdays | 7pm-9pm | Check for full course dates
Location:
Royal Observatory

2 October 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

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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

3 October 2019

PPMCC tours

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
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Season
In this five-part lecture series, travel on a lunar journey around our Earth with writers, climate change...
Times: Thursday, 3 October 2019, 17:30-19:30
Location:
National Maritime Museum

4 October 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

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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

5 October 2019

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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

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Community astronomy, 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
Times: 5 & 6 October | 11am-4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

Fun Palaces

Family fun
Local communities are transforming the National Maritime Museum into a Fun Palace for one day only! 
Times: 5 October 2019 | 11am - 4pm
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
Location:
Royal Observatory

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