Check out the latest digital events, virtual tours and videos from Royal Museums Greenwich, and learn more about the sea, space, history and creativity.
Join us in transcribing the medical records of the Dreadnought Seamen’s Hospital, and learn more about Greenwich's unique 'floating hospital'
Our Ocean, Our Planet is a new online space at Royal Museums Greenwich dedicated to exploring the climate crisis and our relationship with the ocean
Plot a journey through four special maps in the National Maritime Museum collection
The gondola isn't just a sightseeing draw for tourists. Examine Canaletto's paintings to uncover the history of this iconic vessel
Want to know what to see in the night sky this year? Royal Observatory astronomers pick out the must-see moments
Find out more about Her Majesty The Queen's visits to Royal Museums Greenwich as part of our celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee
Find great learning ideas for kids, and join our online classes and virtual play sessions
Find out more about the founding of the Royal Observatory and how it came to be known as the 'Home of Time'
Stories of the sea
Naval volunteer Howard Ormerod shares his memories of 25 May 1982, when a container ship requisitioned by the British government was hit and sunk by Argentinian forces
Conservation photographer Jennifer Adler reveals the photos, dives and projects that give her hope for the future of our ocean
Nannie the witch has had a makeover. Discover how traditional skills and careful research have breathed new life into Cutty Sark's figurehead
Discover the history of the Windrush, the ship that brought some of the first post-war migrants from the Caribbean to Britain
From sailor songs to TikTok sensations, find out more about the history of the sea shanty, and discover the meanings behind 'The Wellerman' and other famous examples
From Cutty Sark to cutting edge technology, could a new era of wind power help global trade go green?
Rum has long been a part of Britain's maritime heritage - but what is the real history of Nelson's Blood? Find out more about rum and the Navy below.
Space and astronomy
Want to see shooting stars? Check the key dates for major meteor showers in the UK and how to see them in the night sky
Find out how the position of the Sun determines the longest and shortest days of the year in this special Royal Observatory Greenwich Illuminates extract
The aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, is one of the most spectacular displays in the night sky. What is the science behind these ethereal curtains of light?
The Great Equatorial Telescope at the Royal Observatory kept Britain at the forefront of astrophysics and greatly expanded our knowledge of stars
Discover the story behind the largest tapestry in Royal Museums Greenwich’s collection
Find out more about the Tudor symbols used in portraits of Queen Elizabeth I and discover what they mean
Greenwich has been a key location for the royal family for over 500 years
Situated beside the River Thames, Greenwich had been a popular royal residence for centuries
Henrietta Maria and Charles I loved to present masques - great spectacles of dance, music, poetry and drama.
Exploration and endeavour
The remarkable footage taken from the wreck of Shackleton's ship will help us piece together the ship's final hours
Find out what it's like to live and work in the Antarctic with British Antarctic Survey scientist Joanne Johnson
From first sighting to reaching the South Pole, discover the history of exploring Antarctica
Sir John Franklin's final voyage in 1845 in HMS Erebus and HMS Terror became the worst disaster in the history of British polar exploration
Learn how explorer Robert Falcon Scott's ski overshoes were prepared for display in the new Polar Worlds gallery
The story of time
Marking the end of British Summer Time, the clocks go back in October, giving us an extra hour in bed
Who was John Harrison, and how did his clocks help to solve the problem of finding longitude at sea?
While days and years are (fairly) neat astronomical events, what explains months, weeks, hours and minutes?