Essential Information

Type Exhibitions
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times New exhibition opens 17 September | 10am-5pm daily
Prices Adults £10 | Concessions £6.50 | Children £5

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Glittering stars, shimmering galaxies, fiery suns and silver moons – wherever you are in the universe, don't miss Astronomy Photographer of the Year 14.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual competition featuring the world’s greatest space photography. Photographers from across the globe compete to take home the prestigious title.

Now it's your chance to see their spellbinding work.

Image of Glastonbury Tor's shadow with moon double the size in the background
Equinox Moon and Glastonbury Tor by Hannah Rochford

Over 100 photographs will be on show in a special exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, displayed at their best on brilliant lightbox displays.

The new exhibition opens on 17 September, and tickets are available to pre-order now.

Visit Astronomy Photographer of the Year, and see the world's greatest space photography.

Book now

“Every year, I leave this exhibition feeling insignificant in the grand scheme of the universe”


Plan your visit

Tickets and Opening

Adult: £10
Child: £5

Open daily from 17 September


  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

Never miss a shooting star

Sign up to our space newsletter for exclusive astronomy news, guides and events, and be ready to enter next year's competition

Who will be crowned the winner?

More than 3,000 images were submitted this year from 67 different countries across the globe – but who will take home the grand prize?

Tune in to our awards ceremony on 15 September to find out.

Watch on YouTube or Facebook to see all the winning images revealed live, and follow the competition on social media using the hashtag #APY14.

Find out more


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Choose your tickets

Milky Way above salt flats

Special exhibition

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

  • The world's greatest space photography
  • Over 100 images on display
  • Entry to National Maritime Museum included
Adult £10
Child £5

Member tickets

  • Free Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Membership card number required
Advance booking recommended
A father and son look through a porthole on the main deck of historic ship Cutty Sark

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  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
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Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70