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., 24 February 2019

E.g., 24 February 2019

What's on

15 March 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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Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Set sail on a storytelling adventure aboard Cutty Sark at our evening event - strictly for adults!
Times: Fri 15 March | Doors open 19.00 | Show starts 19.30
Location:
Cutty Sark

16 March 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, 23 Feb to 23 March | 10:00 - 13:00
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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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Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 5 January - 31 March | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Evenings & Lates
Join us for world premiere performances of Melting, Shifting, Liquid World on the iconic Great Map at the...
Times: 16 March | 5.30pm, 7.30pm, 9.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

17 March 2019

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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

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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

young astronomers workshop credit wikimedia commons.jpg

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 5 January - 31 March | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

18 March 2019

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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

19 March 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

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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

20 March 2019

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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

Pirates of Penzance

Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Gilbert & Sullivan's beloved Pirates of Penzance comes to Cutty Sark as part of the ship's 150th birthday...
Times: Weds 20 - Sun 24 March 2019 | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

21 March 2019

Orion Nebula 1000x1000

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, Talks & Courses
Join us for a panel discussion with guest speakers to debate and explore the impact of Captain Cook’s voyages...
Times: Thursday 21 March, doors open 6.15, optional tour 6.30, panel discussion 7pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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