Essential Information

Type Daytime
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times 18 November – 18 December
Prices Free

This Disability History Month, Royal Museums Greenwich is celebrating the lives of D/deaf and Disabled People now and in the past. 

Discover onsite events and accessible digital content highlighting some of the fascinating items in the collection. 

Onsite activities for families:


Discover Sundays

Sundays throughout November | 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm

Explore disability histories in artist-led creative workshops for the whole family. 

Free | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Dazzle Ships: BSL workshop

Saturday 6 November | 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm

During this BSL accessible event, the whole family can join artist Christopher Sacre, and discover the extraordinary First World War story of how to hide a ship using dazzle camouflage! Inspired by the Museum's collections, you will have lots of creative fun making your own dazzling camouflaged paper boats!

Free | Suitable for all ages and abilities

Online activities for young people

A group of young people in the museum store looking at a painting.

SENsory Social Club

Fridays during term time | 11am – 12pm

Join in a different creative adventure each week inspired by the vast collection at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre.

The SENsory Social Club is a weekly online club for adults and young people with Special Educational Needs and disabilities to meet and engage with the collection in a fun and interactive way. No matter where you are from, engage in the collection and have fun with new friends.

Online resources for communities:

Tito Bone's Favourite Things

Tito Bone is your average blind, non binary, bisexual drag king who just wants you to smell the world through their nose, ya know? 

Spend some time with Tito as they audio describe their way through some of their favourite things at the National Maritime Museum.

Find out more

Breaking the Spell with Bird la Bird

Watch Bird la Bird’s subtitled video and listen to the audio description to find out more about the Armada Portrait

Watch the video

What’s On

Choose your tickets

Entry to the National Maritime Museum is free, but you must book your ticket online in advance. For full tickets and prices click here

National Maritime Museum

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Access to all free galleries and activities
  • Exposure: Lives at Sea exhibition
  • Paid exhibitions not included
Free entry
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Member tickets

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