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Type Family fun
Cutty Sark
Date and Times Weekends and Fri-Mon in school holidays | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
Prices Included with entry to Cutty Sark

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

Find out more about the characters you could meet below, and keep an eye out for them during your visit.

    Suitable for ages 3+

    Who's who?

    Meet the captain

    Meet Captain Woodget, Cutty Sark’s longest serving master, to learn about life on board the fastest tea clipper.

    Nannie the Witch

    Find out how the ship got its name, as Nannie the Witch shares amazing stories about Cutty Sark.

    James Robson

    Join Cutty Sark's cook James Robson for fun and games, and find out what the crew ate for dinner!

    Jock Willis

    Meet Jock Willis, the man who built Cutty Sark.

    The dockworkers

    Find out about life along the London Docks, as two dockers, Conor O’Hare and Raj Fernandes, share their stories.

    Mrs Ray

    Mrs Ray misses her boy Clarence, a young ship’s apprentice, but she is comforted by the letters he sends to her from around the world. Find out more about their lives and his letters from Cutty Sark, as Mrs Ray tells you about why her son went to sea and what it takes to be a young apprentice.

    Performances coming up

    21-Oct Mrs Ray
    22-Oct Mrs Ray
    23-Oct Dockworker
    27-Oct Captain Woodget
    28-Oct Dockworker
    29-Oct James Robson
    4-Nov Nannie
    5-Nov Nannie
    11-Nov James Robson
    12-Nov James Robson
    18-Nov Captain Woodget
    19-Nov Jock Willis
    25-Nov James Robson
    26-Nov Jock Willis
    2-Dec Nannie
    3-Dec James Robson
    9-Dec Mrs Ray
    10-Dec Mrs Ray
    16-Dec James Robson
    17-Dec James Robson
    23-Dec Dockworker
    29-Dec Captain Woodget
    30-Dec James Robson
    31-Dec Captain Woodget
    1-Jan Jock Willis
    5-Jan James Robson
    6-Jan Captain Woodget


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

    Set sail for Greenwich

    Visit Cutty Sark, the celebrated historic sailing ship and fastest of its time.

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    Captain Woodget and kids with ropes

    Cutty Sark

    • Explore the main deck
    • Walk beneath the ship
    • See how the crew lived
    • Family activities and interactives
    • Guaranteed entry time
    • Audio guide included
    Adult £18
    Child £9

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    • 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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