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 June 2019

E.g., 24 June 2019

What's on

14 June 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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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, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
Hear the legendary storyteller and Monty Python stalwart’s epic account of one of the greatest seafaring...
Times: 14 June | 6.30pm
Location:

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Cutty Sark Theatre
Set sail with one of Gilbert & Sullivan's most famous operas, performed beneath the sparkling hull of one...
Times: Fri 14 June | Doors Open 19.00 | Show Starts 19.45
Location:
Cutty Sark

15 June 2019

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Conferences & study days
Scouting and Guiding groups can visit the Royal Observatory for an inspiring experience, with opportunities...
Times: 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 May | 10am - 2pm , Times: 1, 2, 9, 15, 22, 23, 30 June | 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: Select weekend dates | 10:00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Talks & Courses
Royal Observatory Astronomer Dr Greg Brown takes you through the ongoing search for planets around distant...
Times: 16 June | 10:30am - 2:30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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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 | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
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, 6 April - 30 June | 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 | 12.00, 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

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, 5pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Evenings & Lates
Come join us for games, talks, a planetarium show and readings.  
Times: 15 June 2019 | 6.30pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Cutty Sark Theatre
Climb aboard the ship for a comedy work-in-progress double-bill from two critically acclaimed comedians.
Times: Saturday 15 June | Doors Open 18.45 | Show Starts 19.45
Location:
Cutty Sark

16 June 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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Conferences & study days
Scouting and Guiding groups can visit the Royal Observatory for an inspiring experience, with opportunities...
Times: 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 May | 10am - 2pm , Times: 1, 2, 9, 15, 22, 23, 30 June | 10am - 2pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

Wild_cosmic_ducks_resized.jpg

Family fun
Find out more about our place in space in the planetarium and afterwards explore the hidden histories of the...
Times: Select weekend dates | 10:00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

ROG_Courtyard_F6073-022_1224x800.jpg

Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times: Weekends | 11.00am – 2.30pm , Times: Holiday weekdays | 1.05 - 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

young astronomers workshop credit wikimedia commons.jpg

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop-in workshops facilitated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 6 April - 30 June | 11.00am - 2.30pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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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