March Events at Cutty Sark

Join in the Easter egg hunt for the chance of winning a family ticket to Camp Bestival, and learn about ships powered by the wind and make your own model.

Cutty Sark hosts special events and activities throughout the year. Admission charges apply (family activities are free with entry). Please visit our website for more information.

Disabled Access Day Events

Audio Described Tour

Explore the ship and its fascinating story on this audio described tour for blind and partially sighted visitors. Come on board and get hands on with history on the world’s last remaining tea clipper.

Tour in British Sign Language (BSL)

Join deaf historian, John Wilson, for a tour of Cutty Sark and its history in BSL. Explore the 1869 clipper, celebrated for its record-breaking passages around the globe and find out about life on board and the story of this ship’s survival.

Family Fun Weekend

Port of London

Cutty Sark visited London more than any other port in the world, but how has the city changed in the last 150 years? Help create a modern port of London with famous buildings and places that are important to you.

Easter Holiday Activities

Easter Egg Hunt

Cutty Sark’s chickens have been laying their eggs in some strange places; how many can you spot around the ship? Join in the hunt for a chance to win a family ticket to Camp Bestival!

Land Yachts

Make your own amazing land yacht powered by the wind, just like Cutty Sark, and take part in some fun science demos to find out about ships and sailing.

Curator’s Tour of Cutty Sark

Join Curator, Jessica Lewis, for a tour of clipper ship Cutty Sark. Explore the ship and its original structure, discover the secrets of its success, and find out about the conservation project to preserve this beautiful vessel for future generations.

Toddler Time

Cutty Sark is dedicating term-time Wednesday afternoons to our youngest visitors. Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime on board.

Cutty Sark Characters

Come aboard to hear Cutty Sark’s incredible stories brought to life by characters from the ship’s past. Meet Captain Woodget, the ship’s most daring master; Jock Willis, the man who built Cutty Sark; Nannie, the ship’s figurehead; or the ship’s cook, James Robson, who all have an extraordinary story to tell.

General Information

Cutty Sark reopened to the public in April 2012, marking a new chapter in the extraordinary life of the last surviving tea clipper and one of the world’s most famous ships.

Visitors to Cutty Sark can venture aboard and beneath the beautiful three-masted clipper: walk along the decks in the footsteps of the merchant seamen who sailed her over a century ago; explore the hold where precious cargo was stored on epic voyages; and even walk underneath the 963-tonne ship in the dry berth below to view the elegant lines of her hull.

Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich and Queen’s House operate under the banner of Royal Museums Greenwich. Cutty Sark is open 10.00–17.00, Monday–Sunday (subject to change please see website for details). Admission to Cutty Sark is £13.50 for adults (£11.50 concessions) and £7.00 for children aged 5-15. Family tickets are priced at £24 (1 adult and 2 children) or £35 (2 adults and up to 2 children). Bundled tickets are available with other Royal Museums Greenwich attractions.

Royal Museums Greenwich members receive free entry to Cutty Sark among their membership benefits. Admission to Cutty Sark is by ticket, available online, by telephone or in person on the day. Due to high demand tickets may be unavailable on the day to those who have not purchased their ticket in advance. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the bookings line on 020 8312 6608.

Cutty Sark is located a short walk from the Cutty Sark DLR, and Maze Hill and Greenwich train stations. The closest tube stations are North Greenwich (to change to local buses) and Canary Wharf (to change to DLR), both on the Jubilee line.


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