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

16 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

17 December 2019

NMM children storytelling

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

18 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

19 December 2019

Science City 1550-1800: The Linbury Gallery

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk on creating Science City 1550–1800: The Linbury Gallery, a new permanent gallery at...
Times: Date TBC | 5.15pm - 6.30pm
Location:
Central London

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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

20 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

21 December 2019

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Community astronomy
Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it, where...
Times: 26 & 27 Oct | 10:00am - 10:45am , Times: 23 & 24 Nov | 10:00am - 10:45am , Times: 21 & 22 Dec | 10:00am - 10:45am
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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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

22 December 2019

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Community astronomy
Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it, where...
Times: 26 & 27 Oct | 10:00am - 10:45am , Times: 23 & 24 Nov | 10:00am - 10:45am , Times: 21 & 22 Dec | 10:00am - 10:45am
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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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

23 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

24 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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