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!


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What's on

11 January 2020

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Daytime
Gain an insight of the treasures of the collection with a tour of the stores at the Prince Philip Maritime...
Times: Every first and third Saturday of the month
Location:
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

12 January 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: 30 Nov, 8 Dec 2019, 12, 18 & 19 Jan, 15-16 Feb, 8 Mar 2020 | 10.00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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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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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 January 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

14 January 2020

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Family fun
Bring your under 5 on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum together through song, dance and...
Times: Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
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

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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

15 January 2020

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Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 15 Jan, 19 Feb, 18 Mar, 15 Apr, 2 May 2020 | 11am–12.30pm
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

16 January 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

17 January 2020

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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, 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

18 January 2020

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The Saturday Art & Design Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is our weekly creative...
Times: Saturdays, 28 Sept to 28 March | 10am - 1pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

LGBT Family Forum

Family fun
A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages...
Times: Selected dates, 10am - 11am
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Talks & Courses
Royal Observatory Astronomer Anna Ross will guide you through the challenges of building a spacecraft and the...
Times: Saturday 18 January | 10.30am - 2.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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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Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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