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., 27 January 2020

E.g., 27 January 2020

What's on

11 February 2020

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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
From how to choose and use telescopes to identifying targets and planning observing activities, learn...
Times: Tuesdays 7-9pm | 5 Nov - 10 Dec 2019 | 25 Feb - 31 Mar 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

12 February 2020

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Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 26 April 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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

13 February 2020

11 Sharafkhane port and lake Urmia © Masoud Ghadiri - square.jpg

Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 26 April 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

MBC thumbnail.png

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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Exhibitions
Three portraits, one historic exhibition: see the Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I for free at the Queen’s...
Times: 13 February 2020 - 31 August 2020 | Open daily | 10am - 5pm
Location:
Queen's House

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Evenings & Lates
As part of LGBT History Month the National Maritime Museum will be hosting the national festival, OUTing the...
Times: 13 February 2020 | 6pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

14 February 2020

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Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 26 April 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Access events
The SENsory Social Club is weekly club for young adults with special educational needs (14+) to develop...
Times: Fridays from 1 November | 10.30am - 12 noon & 1pm - 2.30pm
Location:
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

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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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Exhibitions
Three portraits, one historic exhibition: see the Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I for free at the Queen’s...
Times: 13 February 2020 - 31 August 2020 | Open daily | 10am - 5pm
Location:
Queen's House

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Evenings & Lates, Cutty Sark Theatre
Join us for a quick fling! Whether you love or hate Valentines Day, this is the perfect way to spend it. 
Times: Friday 14 February | Doors Open 7pm | Starts 7.30
Location:
Cutty Sark

15 February 2020

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Family fun
Find out more about our place in space in the planetarium and afterwards explore the hidden histories of the...
Times: 18 & 19 Jan; 15, 16 Feb; 8, 28, 29 Mar 2020 | 10.10am
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Join our community of makers at the Prince Philip Maritme Collection Centre.
Times: Third Saturday of every month | 10.30am
Location:
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

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Exhibitions
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new exhibition showcasing the...
Times: Daily | 10am - 5pm | Exhibition continues until 26 April 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Bring your Guiding or Scouting group to the National Maritime Museum for an inspiring experience and discover...
Times: Select dates, 10.30am - 2pm , Times: 15 Feb 2020 | 21 March 2020 | 16 May 2020 | 20 June 2020 | 19 September 2020 | 10 October 2020
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop-in workshops facilitated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 4 January - 29 March | 11.00am - 2.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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