Museum galleries

Discover the stories of our collections through our galleries and trails in the National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark, Queen's House, and Royal Observatory.

National Maritime Museum

Encounter dramatic stories of life on the sea through our collections, from the Battle of Trafalgar and First World War sea battles to Tudor piracy and feats of engineering and discovery.

Nelson's Coat National Maritime Museum

Four new galleries opening September 2018:

Pacific Encounters

Polar Worlds

Tudor and Stuart Seafarers

Sea Things

Cutty Sark

This record-breaking ship travelled the globe and visited every major world port throughout its varied history. Conservation work has raised Cutty Sark three metres above ground, allowing you to walk directly underneath.

Cutty Sark, Greenwich

The Queen's House

Filled with works of art representing 400 years by artists including Gainsborough, Canaletto, Reynolds, LS Lowry, Stubbs and Hogarth, this Royal 'house of delight' is part of the original 16th and 17th Century palace complex of Greenwich.

Queen's House

Royal Observatory

Explore time and space at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and discover the site’s rich history, from its royal heritage to its awe-inspiring Peter Harrison Planetarium.

Image of Royal Observatory Greenwich - Flamsteed House