Useful information for teachers planning school visits.
Arrange a preliminary visit to the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House Greenwich
To make sure you get the most out of your visit, we recommend that teachers arrange a preliminary visit to plan practical details, and to assist in briefing group leaders and pupils before they arrive.
Contact our Bookings team
Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6608
We are located in Zone 2, 20 minutes from central London by DLR or rail. Parking is limited in Greenwich so please use public transport if possible. Whether you are arriving by coach or on public transport we have useful information about parking and walking times.
Admission to all sites is free to school groups including most special exhibitions provided this is booked in advance.
Arriving at the Museum
School groups enter via the Group Entrance on Romney Road. A learning team host will meet groups here on their arrival.
Facilities and access
Lunch and cloakroom facilities
A lunch space and group lockers to store coats and bags are available for you to use if you are attending a facilitated session. Please book these in advance.
The National Maritime Museum is committed to developing its educational programme and collections for everyone to enjoy. Most educational sessions involve handling objects and all can be adapted for students with Special Educational Needs. Please let us know about your access needs when you book.
Home education groups
The National Maritime Museum welcomes Home education groups for self-guided visits and to take part in our school sessions.
Cancelling or changing your booking
If you need to reduce numbers or cancel your booking for any booked activities you must tell us at least 28 days before the date of your visit.