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 November 2004

Today, the Royal Observatory Greenwich (ROG), part of the National Maritime Museum, has received final approval for a £6.7M grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards a £15M development.

Publish date: 22 November 2004

A new gallery, Your Ocean, will open on 24 November 2004 at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. The gallery will highlight the key issues facing the marine environment in the 21st century and show how human life is dependent on the health and survival of the world’s oceans.

Publish date: 25 October 2004

2005 will see a nationwide celebration of Britain's relationship with the sea, inspired by the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, with events taking place all over the country.

Publish date: 15 October 2004

Advance tickets for 'Nelson & Napoleon', at the National Maritime Museum will be available to buy online from 21 October 2004.

Publish date: 31 August 2004

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) has commissioned young British artist, Conrad Shawcross to make three new site-specific works as part of the Museum's ongoing contemporary art initiative - New Visions of the Sea.

Publish date: 12 August 2004

Treasures of the National Maritime Museum is the first publication of its kind to be produced by the National Maritime Museum (NMM).

Publish date: 12 August 2004

A free, public event at the National Maritime Museum on the evening of 15 September 2004 will see a 25- metre glowing cloud of a thousand helium balloons and mobile phones floating 60 metres above the Museum’s lawns.

Publish date: 1 July 2004

Press release from the Cutty Sark Trust, June 2004

Publish date: 26 November 2003

The Adventures of Tintin at Sea, a major new exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the comic strip reporter’s first adventure, opens at the National Maritime Museum on 31 March 2004, in association with the Fondation Hergé.

Publish date: 29 October 2003

200th anniversary of Nelson’s finest hour inspires year-long celebration of the sea