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., 22 February 2018

E.g., 22 February 2018

What's on

11 March 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

12 March 2018

Our Universe is, at the very least, 100 billion light years across. But where does this number come from? How...
Times: 12 March | 7.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

13 March 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
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: 12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times: Tuesdays, 12 September 2017–22 May 2018 | 7–9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times: 31 October – 5 December | 20 February – 27 March | Tuesdays | 7.00–9.00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

15 March 2018

Talks & Courses
Hear about the lives of five remarkable women through our Queen's House lecture series this National Women’s...
Times: Thursdays, 1-29 March | 10.30am - 12.30pm | Evening lecture 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Orangery & South Parlours
Evenings & Lates, Talks & Courses
Join astronomer and comedian Jon Culshaw for a personalised tour of the night sky in his own unique style.
Times: 15 March | 6.30–7.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

16 March 2018

Conferences & study days
A participatory 1-day conference at the National Maritime Museum exploring the benefits of museum/school...
Times: 16 March | 10am - 3.45pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

17 March 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 14 Feb, 17 Mar, 19 Apr, 16 May, 13 Jun | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Celebrate Paddy's Day in style with a traditional Irish ceili!
Times: Saturday 17 March | Doors open 19.00
Location:
Cutty Sark

18 March 2018

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and...
Times: Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Searching here and searching there, where oh where, is the Great Big Bear?
Times: Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory

20 March 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
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: 12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
 Join Tom Allen and two special guest stars for an evening of brand new comedy in our Michael Edwards Studio...
Times: Monthly dates available | Doors open 6.45pm | Start time 7.15pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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