Essential Information

Type Events and festivals
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Saturday 3 February 2024
Prices Free

Welcome in the new year with a day of celebration, performances and activities at the National Maritime Museum!

Take part in family-friendly workshops, discover museum objects connected with south east Asia, and don't miss the spectacular lion dances held on the Great Map, right in the heart of the National Maritime Museum.

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An image showing 'National Maritime Museum during Lunar New Year'
An image showing 'Lion Dance on the Great Map'
An image showing 'Craft activity in the National Maritime Museum'
An image showing 'Family workshop at the National Maritime Museum'
An image showing 'Flag or hanging showing Ziwei Dadi'
An image showing 'Tea ceremony demonstration'

Visit the National Maritime Museum

Discover epic stories of exploration and endeavour that have shaped our world today

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National Maritime Museum

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Access to all free galleries and activities
  • Paid exhibitions not included
Free entry
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Member tickets

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

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  • Unlimited entry all year
  • Royal Observatory
  • Cutty Sark
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Special exhibitions
Direct Debit One-off
Individual: £50 Individual: £60
Family: from £60 Family: from £70