Wondering how to get the most out of your visit? Try our selection of top treasure trails. From Weird and Wonderful to Big Day Out, these curated ideas for things to see and do will help you discover some of the iconic attractions and hidden treasures at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's something for everyone!
Your sword lacking its swagger? Your telescope need more twinkle? Get some ideas from history’s greatest show-offs. After all who needs a diamond chain when you’re pouring tea from a silver kettle?
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Explore themes of resistance, rebellion, identity and culture in our trail.
Discover some of our famous and less well-known art treasures from the last 400 years in the elegant surroundings of the Queen's House, as selected by our art curators.
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See the objects illustrating violence, conflict and death in the maritime world.
So you want to do it all in one day? Here are our top picks for your ultimate Greenwich experience!
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Embark on our Ultimate Time Trail during your visit and discover the source of the famous six-pips sound that can be heard on BBC radio marking the hour. See the watch that survived the Titanic disaster, and the historic timekeepers that that solved the problem of how to find longitude at sea.
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Take a stellar journey through our star-themed collections at the Queen's House and Royal Observatory in this trail inspired by stars. From beautiful art to astronomical instruments, these items are truly out of this world.
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At the Queen's House and National Maritime Museum we have some of the finest art in Britain, including J.M.W. Turner's largest painting, one of Lowry's only depictions of London and Stubbs's iconic Kangaroo and Dingo.
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Discover some of the timekeepers that have helped shape the history of the Royal Observatory.
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Explore the changing world of optical aids from telescopes and beyond. But beware – you may have to look hard!