Essential Information

Type Talks and tours
Location
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Sunday 7, Saturday 13 April, Tuesday 23 April and Thursday 2 May 2024 | 10.30am
Prices Free | Members only

Join one of the Museum's guides as they take you through the treasures of the National Maritime Museum. See the beautiful Fijian double-hulled canoe in the Pacific Encounters gallery and learn more about the jacket Nelson was wearing when he was shot at the Battle of Trafalgar. 

Please meet your tour guide at the ticket desk in the Sammy Ofer Wing of the National Maritime Museum, which is located next to the Parkside Cafe. 

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Join today for a host of exclusive benefits and events, including unlimited free entry to Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, shows at the Peter Harrison Planetarium, and special exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum.

With Membership starting from as little as £50, what are you waiting for? Membership is your time to explore!

What’s On

More Member events at Royal Museums Greenwich.

Flamsteed lecture: Our Accidental Universe
Talks and tours | Member events

Flamsteed lecture: Our Accidental Universe

Professor Chris Lintott explains how astronomers stumble across their discoveries.
Monday 22 April 2024 | Doors at 6.30pm, event starts at 7.15pm
Free | Flamsteed Astronomy Society Members only
Queen's House
Members' tours of Cutty Sark
Talks and tours | Member events

Members' tours of Cutty Sark

Discover the history of the iconic vessel with an exclusive tour for Members.
Friday 26 April (SOLD OUT), Friday 3 May and Friday 10 May 2024 | 11.30am-12.30pm
Free for Members – booking required
Cutty Sark
Members' lecture: First Rate Tragedy
Talks and tours | Member events

Members' lecture: First Rate Tragedy

Was Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the South Pole doomed to fail? Find out with historian and author Diana Preston
Tuesday 7 May 2024 | 6.30pm-7.30pm
Free for Members – booking required
Queen's House
New Members' Tour
Talks and tours | Member events

New Members' Tour

Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides
Various dates | 11am - 12pm
Free for Members | Booking essential
In Greenwich
The Half Bird with Susan Smillie
Talks and tours | Member events

The Half Bird with Susan Smillie

Discover the incredible story of one woman's solo journey from Land's End to the shores of Greece, exploring the unexpected joy of solitude, self-discovery and resilience
Tuesday 14 May 2024 | 6.30pm-7.30pm
Free for Members – booking required
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark figurehead storytelling
Family fun | Member events

Cutty Sark figurehead storytelling

Discover the fascinating history behind some of our resident figureheads before inventing your own
Saturday 18 May | 1.30pm-2.30pm, 2.45pm-3.45pm and 4pm-5pm
Free for Members – booking required
Cutty Sark
Objects in Focus
Talks and tours | Member events

Objects in Focus

Visit our collection center to get up close with an iconic object from our collection
Wednesday 22 May, Tuesday 6 August, Tuesday 12 November 2024 | 10.30am-11.30am
Free for Members – booking required
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Members' crafting
Family fun | Member events

Members' crafting

Join us for exclusive craft workshops, just for Members.
Every other month | 11am-11.45am, 12.15pm-1pm, 1.30pm-2.15pm, 2.45pm-3.30pm
Free for Members – booking required
Other
Inside the Stargazer's Palace with Violet Moller
Talks and tours | Member events

Inside the Stargazer's Palace with Violet Moller

Award-winning historian Violet Moller welcomes you into the mysterious world of sixteenth-century science, where astronomers and alchemists shared laboratories
Wednesday 19 June 2024 | 6.30pm-7.30pm
Free for Members – booking required
Royal Observatory
Members' Thames Sailing Barge Weekend
Experiences | Member events

Members' Thames Sailing Barge Weekend

Join us for an amazing trip in an authentic Thames barge
Friday 19 – Sunday 21 July 2024
£225.00 per person
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