Talks and courses

Join us to explore the universe, astronomy, great art and history. From our annual astronomy courses to our regular maritime history lecture series, get the latest knowledge from experts in the field. 

Study the stars with our expert-led Astronomy courses

Study the stars with our expert-led Astronomy courses

Discover our past in new ways with our curator-led Maritime History Lectures

Discover our past in new ways with our curator-led Maritime History Lectures

Explore great art and royal history in the 17th-century Queen's House

Explore great art and royal history in the 17th-century Queen's House

Essential information

Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
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Feed your mind with our great educational events

Why have the British traditionally been reluctant to eat seaweed? This talk examines cultural attitudes to food from the sea, illustrated...
Times:
27 September | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Conferences & study days
Focused on both naval and mercantile marine contexts, the conference will place the experience of the maritime war within the historical...
Times:
Thursday to Saturday, 8-10 November 2018
Location:
National Maritime Museum