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 March 2019

E.g., 25 March 2019

What's on

20 May 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

21 May 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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Talks & Courses
Join us for a series of free talks in central London covering a range of fascinating subjects. Everyone is...
Times: 23 October, 6 November, 4 December, 29 January, 26 February, 12 March, 21 May, 18 June | 5.15pm
Location:

Tea Chest

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk in central London on the history of British tea drinking with Professor Markman Ellis...
Times: 21 May | 5.15pm - 6.30pm
Location:

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Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: 18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

22 May 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

23 May 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

24 May 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

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Cutty Sark Theatre
Bantry Bay is an exuberant sound piece for poetry and music that tells the story of the Bantry Long Boat, the...
Times: Fri 24 May | Doors Open 19:00 | Show Starts 19.30
Location:
Cutty Sark

25 May 2019

Kathakali performer

Family fun, Daytime
Join us for a free drop-in event showcasing the colourful cultural heritage of Kathakali and Bharatanatyam.
Times: Saturday 25 May
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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Daytime
As part of our South Indian Cultural Open Day, join us for an introduction to the performance art forms of...
Times: Saturday 25 May, 13.30-14.30
Location:
National Maritime Museum

26 May 2019

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Family fun
Discover how sailors have kept themselves entertained with live music on long journeys. Get creative and...
Times: 26, 27 May, 11.00-13.00 | 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space

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

27 May 2019

Trader's Game

Family fun
Times: 27 - 31 May | 11am - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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

28 May 2019

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Family fun
Take yourself back in time and imagine becoming Georgian Royalty as we explore the Water Music performed for...
Times: 28 May, 10:30 | 11.30 | 13.00 | 14.00
Location:
Learning space

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

telescope_aca-sunrise-pano2_1224x800.jpg

Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
Times: 18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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