Family day out

Go on an epic adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe.

Whether it's meeting Cutty Sark characters or catching a show at the Peter Harrison Planetarium, there's something for all the family at Royal Museums Greenwich

 

 

Fascinating, good displays, lots of hands on stuff for kids to do

Cutty Sark visitor

 

Fascinating, good displays, lots of hands on stuff for kids to do

Cutty Sark visitor

 

Amazing place to take little kids, several play areas and stay and play groups

National Maritime Museum visitor

 

Amazing place to take little kids, several play areas and stay and play groups

National Maritime Museum visitor

 

Great for kids, planetarium show a must, exhibition on longitude unexpected highlight

Royal Observatory visitor

 

Great for kids, planetarium show a must, exhibition on longitude unexpected highlight

Royal Observatory visitor

 

Explore the season

Astronauts, pirates or explorers - which journey will you take?

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
Family fun
What lives in the deepest, darkest part of the ocean? Be inspired by the maps in the collection to find out what people used to think lived...
Times:
19 August | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Explore the accounts of bravery, care and comradery in the Forgotten Fighters gallery with stories for our younger visitors.
Times:
21 August, 10.30 | 11.30 | 13.00 | 14.00
Location:
Learning space
Family fun
Learn about sailor knots and design your own macrame objects in this artist-led workshop.
Times:
22 & 23 August | 11.30am - 1.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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
Family fun
A friendship belt given by the Haudenosaunee to English settlers was a powerful promise of hope and peace. Be inspired by the Wampum belt...
Times:
26 August | 11.00-13.3, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
What makes you, you? Be inspired by the story of Nelson and how he has been celebrated. What makes you great and how will you show it? 
Times:
27 August, 11.00-13.30 | 14.00-16.00
Location:
Learning space
Family fun
The Museum's Voyagers gallery gives a taste of the sea as a place of celebrations with objetcs such as a launching casket for HMS Neptune....
Times:
28 August, 10.30 | 11.30 | 13.00 | 14.00
Location:
Learning space
Family fun
Make your very own tiny tall ship and add it to a spectacular river of masts and sails underneath the hull of the ship.
Times:
1 & 2 September | 11.30am - 1.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Family fun
Sailors would take mementoes of their loved ones with them on long journeys. Come and create your own memento celebrating something or...
Times:
2 September | 11.00-13.30, 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum