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., 19 September 2018

E.g., 19 September 2018

What's on

16 October 2018

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
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 15 Aug, 15 Sept, 16 Oct | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
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
Talks & Courses
Explore topics at the cutting edge of modern astronomical research and the limits of human knowledge.
Times: Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 18 September – 23 October | 8 January– 12 February | 23 April - 28 May
Location:
Royal Observatory

17 October 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Season, Talks & Courses
RMG Curators and Conservators talk about the highlights of the collection and their work in the Queen's House...
Times: Wednesdays, 5 September to 17 October 2018 | 1–1.30 pm
Location:
Queen's House

18 October 2018

Talks & Courses
Part of our Maritime Lecture Series about food, its contexts and histories, Janet Macdonald looks at...
Times: 18 October | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Member events
The first in our lectures celebrating the new galleries at the National Maritime Museum
Times: 18 October | 6.45pm-8.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

20 October 2018

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

21 October 2018

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
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

22 October 2018

Planetarium shows
Our Mars-themed Morning Stars morning includes a planetarium show and interactive workshop in a relaxed...
Times: 22 October | 10am-12 noon
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Our storytelling festival of high sea voyages returns to Cutty Sark this half term. Brace yourself for tales...
Times: 22 - 27 October | 10.30am - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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

23 October 2018

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
Our storytelling festival of high sea voyages returns to Cutty Sark this half term. Brace yourself for tales...
Times: 22 - 27 October | 10.30am - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Set sail for the new Tudor and Stuart Seafarers gallery with stories, movement and lots of 16th century music...
Times: Tuesday 23 October | 10.30, 11.30, 13.00, 14.00
Location:
Learning space
Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk in central London on Sir Walter Ralegh by historian Dr Anna Beer, followed by a wine...
Times: 23 October | 5.15pm, wine reception from 6.30pm
Location:
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

24 October 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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