Essential Information

Type Exhibitions
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Open daily | 10am-5pm
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 15.

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.

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

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
Concessions £6.50

Open daily from 16 September 2023


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

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Exhibition partners

Main image: Green Snakes © Filip Hrebenda, Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2023

Choose your tickets

Image showing mountain and rocks in foreground, with rippling emerald aurora in the sky behind the mountain, which is reflected in a pool of water

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 and fast-track Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Access using your membership card
Membership card number required
A father and son look through a porthole on the main deck of historic ship Cutty Sark

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Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70