Essential Information

Type Family fun
Cutty Sark
Date and Times 30 May - 3 June | 11am-4pm
Prices Free with entry to the ship

This half term, climb on board Cutty Sark and find out just how hard a sailor's life could be with hands on activities. 

Two young children pull on ropes that act as part of the rigging for historic ship Cutty Sark

Move the Ship 

Cutty Sark may be ‘high and dry’, but she can still move! Come aboard and find out what it's really like to sail a ship

Date: Select dates throughout the week.


kids cutty sark workshop

Communicate and Celebrate

Find out how Cutty Sark uses Signal Flags to celebrate big occasions and communicate with other ships at sea in this signal flag workshop. 

Date:  31 May, 1 and 2 June

James Robson the cook, one of the characters you can meet on board Cutty Sark. He wears a flat cap and red scarf, and is pointing at the ship's rigging

Character actors

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of sail.

Dates: 30 May and 3 June

Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm

What’s On

Choose your tickets


Cutty Sark

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
Adult £16
Child £8
National Maritime Museum

Become a Member

  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
Direct Debit One-off
Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £65 Family: from £75

Member tickets

  • Free Museums entry
  • Priority booking
  • Membership card number required
Advance booking recommended