Press releases

Browse all the latest press releases from the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Queen's House below.

Publish date: 23 September 2020

Royal Museums Greenwich’s (RMG) Black History Month 2020 – Global Greenwich: Reframing Black Histories - has been created to be inclusive of all age groups and showcases an annual programme of activity celebrating the achievements of people of African descent.

Publish date: 21 September 2020

On 20 November 2020, Exposure: Lives at Sea opens at the National Maritime Museum.

Publish date: 14 September 2020

Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomer Dr Emily Drabek-Maunder is among an international team of astronomers, led by Professor Jane Greaves of Cardiff University, who announced today in a paper in Nature Astronomy, the discovery of a rare molecule – phosphine – in the clouds of Venus.

Publish date: 10 September 2020

French photographer Nicolas Lefaudeux has beaten thousands of amateur and professional photographers from around the globe to win the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s title of Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020. As well as securing the £10,000 top prize, his image takes pride of place in the exhibition of winning photographs opening at the National Maritime Museum on 23 October 2020.

Publish date: 13 August 2020

On Sunday 23 August, the National Maritime Museum (NMM) will be marking International Slavery Remembrance Day (ISRD).  This annual event commemorates victims of the brutal and tragic transatlantic slave trade.

Publish date: 12 August 2020

Londoners can now take a Tube ride through the stars after astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich teamed up with Transport for London (TfL) and the London Transport Museum to create a ‘Night Sky’ themed Tube map.

Publish date: 27 July 2020

Royal Museums Greenwich is pleased to announce the reopening of the Queen’s House Gallery at the National Maritime Museum on 10 August 2020. The announcement follows the news that Cutty Sark reopened on 20 July, and the north side of the Royal Observatory Greenwich will reopen on 3 August 2020.

Publish date: 17 July 2020

Royal Museums Greenwich is pleased to announce the reopening of the Royal Observatory Greenwich (ROG) north side on 3 August 2020.

Publish date: 14 July 2020

Following the announcement from the Government on 23 June, Royal Museums Greenwich is pleased to announce the reopening of Cutty Sark on 20 July

Publish date: 13 July 2020

-  WINNERS ANNOUNCED 10 September 2020-  EXHIBITION OPENS 23 October 2020

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