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

24 October 2018

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
Explore the skills and characteristics needed by seamen in order to travel the open oceans. Undertake...
Times: Wednesday 24 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Member events
Celebrate 10 years of the biggest astrophotography competition in the world with a private view of this...
Times: 24 October | 6.15pm-8.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

25 October 2018

Family fun
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet.
Times: 25, 26 October | 10-11.30am
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
The Museum is filled with stories of brave endeavours, be inspired by these histories, reflect on your own...
Times: Thursday 25 October | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Evenings & Lates
Celebrate astrophotography in an exciting late at the National Maritime Museum, featuring astrophotographers...
Times: 25 October | 7-9pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

26 October 2018

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
Talks & Courses
Join us for a study afternoon on the Stuart period, featuring talks, a panel discussion and a tour of our new...
Times: 26 October | 1.00pm - 4.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

27 October 2018

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
Guided tours, Access events
Join deaf historian John Wilson for a tour of Cutty Sark and her history in BSL.
Times: 27 October | 11am-12pm, 1.30-2.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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

28 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

30 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
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

31 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
Daytime
Come to the Queen's House for free classical lunchtime concerts with students from Trinity Laban...
Times: Select Wednesdays, 31 October and 21 November | 1 PM
Location:
Queen's House
Evenings & Lates
This Halloween, do something a little different with a unique whisky tasting experience at Cutty Sark.
Times: Wed 31 October | Doors open 6.45pm | Start time 7.15pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
This Hallowe'en, set sail on a ship of stories aboard Cutty Sark with storytelling strictly for adults with...
Times: Wed 31 October | Doors open 19.00 | Show starts 19.30
Location:
Cutty Sark

3 November 2018

Family fun
Celebrate new beginnings and the triumph of light over darkness with dance, music, art and a lantern...
Times: Saturday 3 November | 11am - 16.00pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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