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  1. A family climb Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula.
    Experiences and things to do in Greenwich.
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    Greenwich has been a centre for entertainment since Shakespeare’s time and is now home to The O2, the most popular entertainment venue in the world. See what’s coming up over the next few weeks in our wide-ranging events calendar.

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Things To Do Highlights

A family tiptoe along the Prime Meridian Line in the courtyard of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

Visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of…

Image shows players in action inside the stadium with red seating all round.

Charlton Athletic Football Club is based at the Valley ground near the Thames Barrier. The club…

Speeding down the Thames past Canary Wharf on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers makes an exception to the rule of river travel on the Thames providing…

The inside of the grand Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

Known as the 'UK's Sistine Chapel', The Painted Hall is a true masterpiece, boasting one of the…

Eltham Palace surrounded by the beautiful gardens and moat.

Once a favoured medieval palace and then a Tudor royal residence, Eltham Palace was transformed by…

The twin dome's of Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece, the Old Royal Naval College, in Greenwich, London.

The Old Royal Naval College is Sir Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece: a British landmark…

Group of people stood on the roof of The O2 at Up at The O2 overlooking Canary Wharf

Up at The O2 takes you on an exhilarating 90-minute outdoor climb over the roof of the world’s most…

A view of Greenwich from above the Royal Observatory.

Make the most of your day out with a Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass and get access to both Cutty…

ThamesJet Speedboat Ride in action on river Thames

A full-on, adrenaline-fuelled 50 minute ride that takes in the sights from Westminster down to…

A couple climb the blue walkway of Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula on a sunny, blue-skied day.

Up at The O2 takes you on an exhilarating 90-minute climb over the roof of the world’s most popular…

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Woolwich Works is London’s newest multi-disciplinary cultural hub on the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich.

Artwork for the Greenwich Digital Pass.

With access to the Old Royal Naval College's jaw-dropping Painted Hall, a climb up The O2, and…

City Cruises boat in front of the Old Royal Naval College famous domes, with a seagull flying past.

City Cruises depart every 30 minutes, every day of the week, all year round from four fantastic…

Looking down into Charlton Athletic ground, The Valley on a sunny day with no crowds.

Charlton Athletic Football Club is at the Valley ground near the Thames Barrier. The club has a…

The front of Ranger's House on Blackheath in Greenwich.

Ranger’s House is an elegant Georgian villa on the boundary of Greenwich Park and Blackheath which…

The beautiful neoclassical interior of the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

Part of the Old Royal Naval College, the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is a beautiful and peaceful…

The O2 dome in white covering with 5 yellow stands visible and large glass door entrance.

The O2 is a large entertainment district on the Greenwich Peninsula in South East London. It is…

A lady stands on the upper deck of Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London.

Visit Cutty Sark, the fastest ship of its time. Now an award-winning visitor attraction in…

Overlooking The Tide elevated walkway and artist Damien Hirst art installation by river Thames.

London’s first-ever elevated riverside linear park on Greenwich Peninsula. Initially 1km in length,…

Indigo at the O2

indigo at The O2 is a modern, multi-functional 2,800 capacity entertainment venue located under the…

Get up-close and personal with life-size dinosaurs as you walk through the world-famous Jurassic World gates

ExCeL London, the UK capital’s largest events venue, is to host one of the world’s most renowned…

The view from the General Wolfe Statue at the top of the hill in Greenwich Park

Overlooking the River Thames and home to some of London’s most iconic views, Greenwich Park is an…

London in the Sky dining in action above The O2 arena.

London in the Sky is an experience like no other; a 22-seat Sky Table suspended 100ft in the air,…

Blackheath Rugby Club ground with green seating in the background and black banner with the stadium name over the seating.

Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Well Hall, Eltham in south-east ...…

What's On Highlights

Join the royals for a relaxed opening of the Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.

Join the royals for a relaxed opening of the Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits exhibition…

Openings

Season

20th October 2022
Bring the family for a game of croquet, quoits or skittles for some FREE summer fun

The Old Royal Naval College is the perfect place to visit for families.

Openings

Summer Challenges

1st August 2022-31st August 2022

Family Quest Map

1st August 2022-31st August 2022

Lawn Games

17th August 2022

Storytime & Children’s Workshop

17th August 2022

Lawn Games

24th August 2022

Storytime & Children’s Workshop

24th August 2022
A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another

As part of RMG's regular LGBTQ+ programming throughout the year, the National Maritime Museum hosts…

Openings

September

17th September 2022

November

19th November 2022
Celebrate Cutty Sark’s birthday this year with an afternoon of sea shanties.

Celebrate Cutty Sark’s birthday this year with an afternoon of sea shanties and more on board the…

Openings

Season

20th November 2022
Come onboard City Cruises with your loved one and enjoy Sunday Brunch with amazing views

Ibiza-style chillout sessions come to the Thames with the DJs entertaining guests on City Cruises’…

Openings

August

7th August 2022-28th August 2022

September

4th September 2022-25th September 2022
The Stephen Lawrence Gallery presents Frank Bowling and Sculpture, the first exhibition to focus on the artist’s sculptures and the sculptural aspects

The Stephen Lawrence Gallery presents Frank Bowling and Sculpture, the first exhibition to focus on…

Openings

Exhibition:

15th July 2022-3rd September 2022
Join the weekly creative drop-in for young people aged 13-16

The Saturday Art Club is part of the National Saturday Club network and is a FREE weekly creative…

Openings

Drop-in workshop:

12th February 2022-17th December 2022
A dynamic history, a precarious present: navigate Venice's iconic waterways at the National Maritime Museum

Canaletto’s Venice Revisited exhibition will display the complete set of 24 Venetian views painted…

Openings

Exhibition:

1st April 2022-25th September 2022
A FREE display and family art and craft space at the Old Royal Naval College

A FREE display and family art and craft space on the Mezzanine in the Visitor Centre.

Openings

‘The Queen Visits’ Display

29th August 2022
Make History at the Old Royal Naval College

Come and take part in creative making sessions on the second Sunday of each month. Learn about the…

Openings

September

11th September 2022

October

9th October 2022

November

13th November 2022

December

11th December 2022
Artwork of Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (BHC2763, © National Maritime Museum)

Come face-to-face with the kings and queens who have shaped British history for over 500 years…

Openings

Season

28th May 2022-31st October 2022
Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea beneath the hull of the world-famous tea clipper

Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea beneath the hull of the world-famous tea clipper.

Openings

Afternoon Tea

12th August 2022-31st December 2022
Come and discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell

Visit the Museum every Saturday to discover a different character from history with their own…

Openings

Saturdays

8th January 2022-17th December 2022
London's New Year's Eve Celestial Cruise on the Thames is back!

New Year's Eve Celestial Cruise on the Thames is back!

Openings

Season

31st December 2022-1st January 2023
This summer holidays learn what life was like in medieval times

Join Eltham Palace and Gardens throughout the summer holidays to learn what life was like in…

Openings

Medieval Season

15th August 2022-4th September 2022
The inside of the grand Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

Unwind in elegance this summer for an evening in the Painted Hall with extended opening hours until…

Openings

August

5th August 2022-27th August 2022
London's New Year's Eve dinner cruise on the Thames is back!

Enjoy a 4-course dinner menu, wine, champagne, amazing views and so much more on London's New…

Openings

Season

31st December 2022-1st January 2023
A spectacular Greenwich lantern procession and Greenwich Market's Christmas tree lights switch ON

A spectacular Greenwich lantern procession and the switching on of the Greenwich Market’s Christmas…

Openings

Lantern Parade

16th November 2022
Want to inject a little excitement into your Thursday lunchtimes? Then head to Montgomery Square this summer to satisfy the most imaginative of cravin

The Lunch Market is returning to Montgomery Square this summer to liven up your lunchtime! Join…

Openings

Season

5th May 2022-22nd September 2022
London's New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise on the Thames.

London's New Year's Eve Gala Dinner on the River Thames is back! Wine, dine and dance with a 4…

Openings

Season

31st December 2022-1st January 2023
A colourful exhibition celebrating natural light across the Canary Wharf estate

A colourful exhibition celebrating natural light across the Canary Wharf estate. Celebrating the…

Openings

Summer Lights

21st June 2022-20th August 2022
Exploring tattooing culture and histories in this online course.

Join Royal Museums Greenwich for the second part of exploration into tattooing history and culture.…

Openings

Season

1st September 2021-24th August 2022
London's New Year's Eve Galaxy Plus Cruise on the Thames!

This year go on a river cruise to celebrate the new year! Sip on a glass of bubbly while eating…

Openings

Season

31st December 2022-1st January 2023
FREE coding club for young people interested in programming

FREE coding session at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre for young people interested in…

Openings

September

3rd September 2022

October

1st October 2022

November

5th November 2022

December

3rd December 2022

Accommodation Highlights

DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich - Exterior

A 4-star boutique hotel offering breathtaking views over Greenwich and London.

Novotel London Greenwich Entrance

A contemporary four star hotel conveniently located for the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

Good Hotel London Exterior

Brand new floating hotel in London’s Royal Victoria Dock.

InterContinental London - The O2

Timeless Luxury Hotel and Conference Centre.

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