Browse all the latest press releases from the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Queen's House below.
Ahead of British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake’s return to Earth later this month, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the UK Space Agency quizzed him on which of his breath-taking images taken from the International Space Station (ISS) he would enter into the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition.
After last year’s sell out launch, this summer the world’s sole remaining tea clipper and major London landmark Cutty Sark hosts its second pre-Edinburgh comedy festival.
Watch cult films at London's only planetarium in our Silver Screen Sci-Fi season: this month’s screening is 1995 film, Apollo 13; you can also learn about NASA’s Juno Mission and the secrets of Jupiter in Visitors to Jupiter.
Enjoy the Festival of British Archaeology with a foreshore walk; join in the Giant Nursery Rhymeathon for singing, rhyming and storytelling; or go on a Polar voyage to celebrate Above and Beyond
Choose from a superb line-up of comedians from our Pre-Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
Watch cult films at London's only planetarium in our Silver Screen Sci-Fi season: this month’s screening is 2013 film, Gravity; celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series with a talk about the fantastical technology featured and the future of space flight; and take advantage of a last chance to see the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 exhibition.
Enjoy a free tot of rum and find your sea legs at the ‘A Sailor’s Life for Me’ Late; learn about space, ships and spaceships this half-term to celebrate the Above and Beyond exhibition; and go on a walking tour to hear about the monuments to the men of the Merchant Navy, as part of the Jutland 1916: WWI’s Greatest Sea Battle exhibition season.
Create a colourful cockerel decoration this month, to celebrate Portugal Day; and help make a story ship by adding your own daring adventure.
There are just two weeks left to enter the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine.
Opening on 27 May 2016, Above and Beyond was created in collaboration with NASA, and is the most interactive exhibition on aerospace ever to tour. To celebrate the opening of this fascinating new exhibition, the Museum is hosting a programme of talks, family-friendly events, planetarium shows and film screenings that will focus on the themes of exploration, discovery and the future of space travel.