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., 20 September 2019

E.g., 20 September 2019

What's on

26 October 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
Location:
Royal Observatory

27 October 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: 28 & 29 Sep | 10:00am - 10:45am , 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: 7 Jul, 11 & 31 Aug and 15 Sep 2019 | 10.00
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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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
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Evenings & Lates, Cutty Sark Theatre
Helen of Troy’s face may have launched a thousand ships, but our night of amazing Helens will launch just one...
Times: Sunday 27 October 2019 | 7.30pm start
Location:
Cutty Sark

28 October 2019

Ship Plan

The Caird Library at The National Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the programme for a free workshop on...
Times: 28 October 2019 | 10.30am - 4.30pm
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

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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

29 October 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

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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
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

30 October 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

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
Location:
Royal Observatory

31 October 2019

PPMCC tours

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 Philip Maritime Collections Centre

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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
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Evenings & Lates
There's been a murder. You are required to help solve this puzzling mystery. Climb aboard, detective.
Times: Thursday 31 October 2019 | 7.30pm start
Location:
Cutty Sark

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