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 November 2019

E.g., 19 November 2019

What's on

10 December 2019

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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

11 December 2019

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Family fun, Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Wednesdays in term time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm , Times: Toddler Time also runs during the Easter and summer holidays from 10am-11am.
Location:
Cutty Sark

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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

12 December 2019

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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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Season
In this five-part lecture series, travel on a lunar journey around our Earth with writers, climate change...
Times: Thursday, 12 December 2019 | Doors open 5.30pm | Talks begin 6pm | Event ends 7.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

13 December 2019

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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

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Talks & Courses
Come to our 2019 Christmas Lecture to hear about the amazing scientific legacy of the Apollo missions from...
Times: Friday 13 December 2019 | 6.45pm - 7.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

14 December 2019

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Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop-in workshops facilitated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 5 October - 29 December | 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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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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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

15 December 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

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Community astronomy, Conferences & study days
Scouting and Guiding groups can visit the Royal Observatory for an inspiring experience, with opportunities...
Times: 14, 21 July | 10am - 2pm , Times: 4, 17, 18 August | 10am - 2pm , Times: 21, 22 September | 10am - 2pm , Times: 5, 6 October | 10am - 2pm , Times: 2, 3 November | 10am - 2pm , Times: 15 December | 10am - 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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: 13, 19, 20 Oct, 10, 17, 30 Nov and 7 & 8 Dec 2019 | 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, 5 October - 29 December | 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

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Evenings & Lates
Bill Bailey comes to the ship for an evening of music and comedy to celebrate Cutty Sark's 150th year
Times: Sunday 15 December 2019 | Doors Open 6.50pm | Show Starts 7.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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