The National Maritime Museum is filled with maritime treasures and artefacts and has a gallery dedicated to Lord Nelson and the Royal Navy. The museum also hosts major temporary exhibitions in the Sammy Ofer wing.
The Royal Observatory is the home of the world’s Prime Meridian. Next door is London’s only planetarium, the Peter Harrison Planetarium, a contemporary building with state-of-the-art facilities.
You can now get married at the Royal Observatory. Say ‘I do’ in this world-famous location with the bride in one hemisphere and the groom in the other!
The Queen’s House, England’s first Palladian-style building, boasts elegant interiors, including the Tulip staircase and Great Hall. Designed by Inigo Jones for the Stuart queens, it now showcases a world-class art collection.
The legendary sailing ship Cutty Sark, the world’s sole surviving tea clipper and fastest ship of her time , is now an award-winning visitor attraction. This 19th-century sailing ship has been raised over three metres allowing you the jaw-dropping experience of walking directly underneath.
Admission is free to the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Astronomy Centre and The Queen’s House.
Groups on general visits are not required to book in advance for the Royal Observatory, Peter Harrison Planetarium and National Maritime Museum exhibitions. Groups of ten or more should pre-book with National Maritime Museum Group Visits no. given below.