Browse all the latest press releases from the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Queen's House below.
The original Bath Stone model which won the competition for the design of Nelson's Column in the early nineteenth century, will go on public display for the first time in history at the National Maritime Museum in April 2001.
Maritime London, a major new gallery in the central courtyard of the National Maritime Museum, part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, will open on Wednesday 4 April 2001. The gallery is supported by the Lloyd's of London community.
England's first classical building, the 17th century Queen's House, in the grounds of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich will re-open to the public on 18 May 2001 with galleries for the display and interpretation of art.
New exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Greenwich
On 11 May 1999 Her Majesty the Queen officially launched the National Maritime Museum into a new era.
The National Maritime Museum has been successful in securing further relics connected with two of Britain's greatest Antarctic explorers.
The Queen's House, venue for the Story of Time exhibition, has recently undergone several improvements. During the survey archaeologists uncovered the original 18th-century 'footprint' of the Horseshoe stairs.
On 16 December, a spectacular bright green Meridian Line Laser was turned on at the Home of Time, the Royal Observatory Greenwich, illuminating the path of the Prime Meridian Line across the London sky.
An exhibition of photographs of the Falkland Islands, Images of the Falkland Islands, will be on display at the national Maritime Museum from Tuesday 7 to Thursday 23 March 2000.