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Essential Information

Type Family fun
Location
Royal Observatory
Date and Times 15 June, 12 July, 10 August | 5.45pm-7.15pm and 6.30pm-8pm
Prices £16 Adult | £8 Child

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Join us for an evening of lunar family fun as we explore our nearest neighbour in space.

The evening will include a visit to the Peter Harrison Planetarium, where you'll see the Moon up close. Then you'll enjoy a range of activities with the astronomers of the Royal Observatory, including having the chance to try your hand with one of the Observatory's modern telescopes and, weather permitting, see the Moon for yourself through them.

Throughout the evening, you'll have the chance to ask our astronomers all your questions about space and astronomy.

Please be aware that tickets can only be purchased online in advance of the event and are not available on the door.

For more events at the Royal Observatory see what's on, or to stay up to date with new and upcoming events subscribe to our Space newsletter.

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Important information

We regret that we are unable to offer refunds in the case of poor weather.

This event is not suitable for families with very young children and has an age recommendation of 7+.

Plan your visit

How long will this event last?

The whole evening, including the planetarium show and telescope session, will last 90 minutes.

Are companion/carer tickets available?

Companions to disabled visitors are entitled to free admission. Please select the ticket type when booking via the link at the top of the page or you can contact the Bookings Team on 020 8312 6608 or email Bookings@rmg.co.uk.

I have another question

Check our frequently asked questions here. If you're still not sure, call or email the Bookings team.

Call: +44 (0)20 8312 6608

Email: bookings@rmg.co.uk

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Banner image: Lunar Mosaic: Crescent Moon taken with the Annie Maunder Astrographic Telescope (AMAT) © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Body image: © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich