Browse over 100 amazing attractions at Royal Museums Greenwich, including Nelson's Trafalgar coat, John Harrison's famous timepieces and Turner's largest painting.
This famous image by Wright of Derby encapsulates how astronomy - studying the stars - became a social activity in the 18th century.
In 1807, after years of fighting, the abolitionist movement succeeded in outlawing the international slave trade.
Awarded to Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth in 1804 by the Assembly of Jamaica.
After exploring the ship and meeting the characters on board, relax and enjoy the British tradition of afternoon tea. Located underneath the world’s sole surviving tea clipper, the Cutty Sark café is a great place to relax as well as being in a unique setting of underneath the original hull of this spectacular ship.
AHOY! our brilliant children’s gallery for 0-7s is free and open daily, so weigh anchor and come on over to the National Maritime Museum for a boatload of fun and adventure!
The Prime Meridian was defined at the Royal Observatory Greenwich by the legendary Airy Transit Circle telescope.
The All Hands children's gallery for 6-12s at National Maritime Museum is free and open daily.
See the perfectly formed Altazimuth Pavilion for free at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
Imagine if you created a whole new type of clock, how would it work? Find Flamsteed's brilliant (but doomed) attempt to make a perfect astronomers' clock.
Paddy Hartley has focused on the stories of Walter Yeo and William Vicarage who were both injured at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Tracing the families of both men, Paddy has created eight artworks in response to each man's extraordinary life story, and whose surgery fundamentally advanced the way in which facial reconstructive surgery was performed.