Essential Information

Type Family fun
Cutty Sark
Date and Times Select dates, 27 May - 4 June 2023
Prices Free with entry to the ship

There's loads for families to do at Cutty Sark this May half term!

All activities are free with entry to the ship - check the dates and details below and book your visit online now.


Character Actors

Friday - Monday across the holidays

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear stories about life at sea.


Cutty Sark’s Cargo

30, 31 May and 1 June

11.00 - 13.00 | 14.00 - 16.00

Inspired by Cutty Sark's role in worldwide trade, come and create a winch and try your hand at moving cargo.

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Family Fun Weekend

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 June

11.00 - 16.00

Meet colourful characters, join in with sea shanties, or have a go at the ‘Sailor Silhouette’ activity under the ship this family fun weekend.

Explore drawing techniques as we turn our silhouettes into images of sailors climbing the rigging and living on Cutty Sark.  

Suitable for all ages and abilities, free with entry to the ship.


Pick up a Cutty Sark trail

Available daily

Pick up a family trail or backpack from the admissions desk and discover new facts, stories and people in Cutty Sark's life - past, present and future! 

The trails are free, but donations are welcome.

Fun for families at Royal Museums Greenwich

Discover more fun activities and events for families at the National Maritime Museum, the Queen's House, the Royal Observatory and Cutty Sark.