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., 25 June 2019

E.g., 25 June 2019

What's on

17 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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Cutty Sark Theatre
Climb aboard the ship for a comedy work-in-progress double-bill from two critically acclaimed comedians.
Times: Monday 17 June | Doors Open 18.45 | Show Starts 19.45
Location:
Cutty Sark

18 June 2019

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Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored...
Times: Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
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

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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

Restoration of Cutty Sark, 1954

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk in central London about the exciting world of conserving historic vessels featuring ...
Times: 18 June | 5.15pm, wine reception from 6.30pm
Location:

19 June 2019

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Season
For centuries people have crossed land and sea in search of safety and security. Join the National Maritime...
Times: 19-23 June
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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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

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
Join us for a series of film screenings considering migration and movement from Indigenous perspectives. 
Times: 19 June 2019, 6:45pm , Times: 20 June 2019, 6:45pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

20 June 2019

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Explore the inner workings of a National Museum and see conservation in action on one of our guided tours.  
Times: Thursdays | 10.30am, 1.30pm
Location:
Prince Phillip Maritime Collections 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

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

Tupaias_Endeavour.jpg

Evenings & Lates
Join us for a series of film screenings considering migration and movement from Indigenous perspectives. 
Times: 19 June 2019, 6:45pm , Times: 20 June 2019, 6:45pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

21 June 2019

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

22 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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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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