Essential Information

Type Family fun
Location
Queen's House
Date and Times Selected dates in school holidays | See below | 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00
Prices Free

Visit the Queen's House and discover characters from history with their own fascinating stories to tell.

Mistress Babbington

Mistress Babbington character actors at the Queen's House

Meet Mistress Babbington, in charge of running the Queen's House following the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in 1660.

Discover the history of the building and find out what life was like in this royal residence.

Inspector Canvass

A family look at an image on an easel and laugh with a character actor.

What’s in a picture? Come and join Inspector Canvass at the Queen’s House to discover hidden clues in the paintings hanging at the House.

Dates

During the Easter holidays characters will be performing at the following dates:

  • 1 April 
  • 3 April 
  • 5 April 
  • 8 April
  • 10 April 
  • 12 April 

Performances are at 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00

What’s On

What's on for families in Greenwich.

Play Tuesdays
Family fun

Play Tuesdays

Bring your under 5 on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum together through song, dance and stories
Term time Tuesdays | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm
£4 per child and accompanying adult | Under 6 months free
National Maritime Museum
Ship Mates
Family fun

Ship Mates

Sensory sessions for under 5s on board the Cutty Sark
Term-time Wednesdays | 10.30am, 12.00pm & 1.30pm
£5 per child, accompanying adults free
Cutty Sark
Character Encounters
Talks and tours

Character Encounters

Visit the National Maritime Museum every Saturday to discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell
Saturdays
Free Entry
National Maritime Museum
Ted's Space Adventure
Planetarium shows

Ted's Space Adventure

Join Ted the bear on an adventure around the Solar System in this special live planetarium show for under-7s - perfect for little astronauts everywhere!
Weekends and holiday weekdays
Adults £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
Royal Observatory
Meet the characters of Cutty Sark
Family fun

Meet the characters of Cutty Sark

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of sail
Weekends and Fri-Mon in school holidays | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
Included with entry to Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark
Safe Harbour
Family fun

Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour is a series of free workshops created to provide a safe space for foster and adoptive families with children under 13 years
Monthly: Next date 27 April 2024 | 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Ticketed | Free
National Maritime Museum
Silver Screen Science-Fiction presents... Lilo & Stitch
Events and festivals

Silver Screen Science-Fiction presents... Lilo & Stitch

Join the Hawaiian rollercoaster ride that is Lilo & Stitch!
Saturday 27 April 2024 | 6.30-8.15pm
£10 Adult | £5 Child
Royal Observatory
LGBTQ+ Family Network
Family fun | Identity

LGBTQ+ Family Network

A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages and explore the stories within the collection
16 March 2024 | 10am-12pm
Free
National Maritime Museum

Easter holidays in Greenwich

Go on an epic family adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe at Royal Museums Greenwich

Character Actors

Queen's House

  • Historic house
  • Internationally renowned art
  • Stunning architecture
  • Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I
  • Free tours and audio guides
Free entry
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