Talks and courses

Planetarium closures

The planetarium is improving. We're refitting the planetarium and it will be closed from Monday 16 - Friday 20 April. It re-opens to the public on Saturday 21 April. See what's on and choose your next space adventure

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

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Event Type: 
Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
Explore the season

Feed your mind with our great educational events

Daytime
With photographs, stories, and short readings, Jonathan takes his audiences on an enthralling journey into the surprising and poetic...
Times:
8 June | 12pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Evenings & Lates, Talks & Courses
Join astronomer and comedian Jon Culshaw for a personalised tour of the night sky in his own unique style.
Times:
12 July | 6.30–7.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory