Exhibitions and events

Come along and be inspired by world-class exhibitions and events at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's plenty to choose from for all the family - search below by museum, date or event type for something that floats your boat!


E.g., 16 August 2018

E.g., 16 August 2018

What's on

26 August 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

27 August 2018

Family fun
What makes you, you? Be inspired by the story of Nelson and how he has been celebrated. What makes you great...
Times: 27 August, 11.00-13.30 | 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space

28 August 2018

Family fun
The Museum's Voyagers gallery gives a taste of the sea as a place of celebrations with objetcs such as a...
Times: 28 August, 10.30 | 11.30 | 13.00 | 14.00
Location:
Learning space

29 August 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

30 August 2018

Family fun
Discover objects from maritime history as we bring the handling collection out into the galleries. 
Times: Thursdays 26 July - 30 August | 11.00 - 13.00 | 14.00 - 16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Guided tours
FREE limited capacity 10 minute tours of the brand new Annie Maunder Astrographic Telescope (AMAT) with a...
Times: 9, 30 August | Every 20 minutes from 12:40 to 16:20
Location:
Royal Observatory

1 September 2018

Family fun
Make your very own tiny tall ship and add it to a spectacular river of masts and sails underneath the hull of...
Times: 1 & 2 September | 11.30am - 1.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Evenings & Lates
Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk...
Times: Monthly
Location:
Royal Observatory

2 September 2018

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and...
Times: Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Sailors would take mementoes of their loved ones with them on long journeys. Come and create your own memento...
Times: 2 September | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

3 September 2018

A series of free seminars convened by the Greenwich Maritime Centre and the National Maritime Museum
Times: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Alan Carr and Romesh Ranganathan perform brand new works-in-progress aboard Cutty Sark.
Times: Monday 03 September | Doors open 7pm | Show start 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

5 September 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

8 September 2018

Planetarium shows
Join an astronomer for a special young persons show featuring stories of the stars and the Moon.
Times: 8th September | 10:00 - 10:45
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

9 September 2018

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and...
Times: Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times: Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

12 September 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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