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  1. A family climb Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula.
    Experiences and things to do in Greenwich.
  2. Gaia - a huge, illuminated globe, suspended in the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.
    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.

Welcome to Greenwich

Things To Do Highlights

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…

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…

People sit in awe under the stars projected on the ceiling of the Peter Harrison Planetarium.

Fly to the heart of the Sun, go to distant galaxies, see the birth of a star or land on Mars. Take…

The grand exterior of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, surrounded by beautiful trees and a family having a picnic outside.

Discover epic stories of exploration and endeavour that have shaped our world at the National…

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…

The grand front of the Queen's House in Greenwich.

Visit The Queen’s House in Greenwich, London. Home to an internationally renowned art collection,…

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…

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…

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…

Conference, meeting and event space in the Fireworks Factory at Woolwich Works

London's newest creative district.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

A view along Number One Street in Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, featuring the famous "Assembly" statues by Peter Burke.

The former site of one of the biggest munitions factories in the UK, the Royal Arsenal has been…

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair featuring some of the worlds most renowned printmakers and best emerging artist talent.

UK’s biggest contemporary print fair at the Royal Arsenal Riverside in Woolwich. Woolwich…

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…

The beautiful Jacobean frontage of Charlton House in Charlton Village, Greenwich.

Built during the reign of James I, Charlton House is the finest and best preserved Jacobean Mansion…

The Spa, InterContinental London - The O2

The Spa at InterContinental London – The O2 offers a luxurious and holistic approach to wellbeing,…

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

A classic guide to the night sky presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer.

Explore the night sky as it will be on the day of your visit and learn about some astronomical…

Openings

Saturdays to Mondays during Term Time

4th September 2021-27th December 2021
Bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week!

Explore the Museum and the collection with your family through facilitated play, songs and stories…

Openings

Term Time Tuesdays

7th September 2021-21st December 2021

Term Time Tuesdays

20th April 2022-11th May 2022
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet.

Join Ted and Plant as they explore the Solar System in search of the best place to take a holiday…

Openings

Season

27th October 2021-28th October 2021
Bring your littlest sailors to Cutty Sark for a new adventure each week.

Bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week! Listen to a new adventure story each week…

Openings

Term Time Wednesdays

30th June 2021-30th June 2022
Award-winning illustrator Nick Ellwood's drawings feature in the Painted Hall Family Trail, 500 Years of Mischief and Mayhem in Greenwich.

Award-winning illustrator Nick Ellwood, whose wonderfully mischievous drawings feature in the…

Openings

Season

17th May 2021-31st October 2021
Take a look around University of Greenwich campuses, speak with the friendly staff and current students to find out more about the courses.

Open Day give you a taste of what it would be like to study at the University of Greenwich. Find…

Openings

Season

25th June 2022
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
This year, delve into regions dark and unexplored beneath the Old Royal Naval College with our ghoulish guides.

Halloween is always special at the Old Royal Naval College, with plenty of tales of haunted…

Openings

Season

29th October 2021-31st October 2021
Black in Full Colour is a free exhibition by emerging local black artists to celebrate their heritage and culture.

A FREE exhibition by emerging local black artists to celebrate their heritage and culture…

Openings

Season

1st October 2021-31st October 2021
Exposure: Lives at Sea - A Neighbourly Visit to the Penguins © Michał Krzysztofowic

Exposure: Lives at Sea is a photography exhibition at the National Maritime Museum exploring what…

Openings

Season

17th May 2021-31st March 2022
PARK IT’S NOT DEAD!!!

For one night only in 2021, Park It in the Market has crawled from the wreckage of the year to…

Openings

Season

28th October 2021
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 2021-1st January 2022
Virtual Postgraduate Open Event

Join University of Greenwich at the Virtual Postgraduate Open Event on Wednesday 25th November to…

Openings

Season

25th November 2021
Two children laughing as they hold onto model penguins to steady themselves on the ice at the Queen's House Ice Rink in Greenwich.

Discover the Queen's House Ice Rink, the most beautiful outdoor ice skating location in London.

Openings

Season

18th November 2021-9th January 2022
Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it.

Astronomy and Islam Mornings are held before the predicted sighting of the next New Crescent Moon.…

Openings

Season

4th December 2021
A spooky night of comedy and cabaret.

The Duchess of Canvey, acclaimed 80s superstar songstress & owner of The Flick, Diane Chorley is…

Openings

Season

30th October 2021
Get ready for a Christmas date night, complete with mulled wine and some sexy winter warming comedy.

A comedy event for all the singletons out there, whether you want a joyful evening to enjoy on your…

Openings

Season

11th December 2021
Learn how to record and measure the weather and Illustration Workshop

Weather records were vital in the age of sail, where Captains would need to find a route where…

Openings

Season

2nd October 2022-3rd October 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 2021-1st January 2022
Enjoy a different view of the magic of Christmas.

Take your place on the Traditional Lunch cruise for the finest festive dining experience you'll…

Openings

Season

25th December 2021
Three versions of the painting survive, each offering a subtly different depiction of Queen Elizabeth I at the height of her power.

Three portraits, one historic exhibition: see the Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I for free at the…

Openings

Season

17th May 2021-31st December 2021
Get ready for a Christmas date night, complete with mulled wine and some sexy winter warming comedy.

Get ready for a Christmas date night, complete with mulled wine and some sexy winter warming…

Openings

Season

10th December 2021
Corteo, is a joyous procession imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor.

Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a…

Openings

Season

13th July 2022-17th July 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

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.

InterContinental London - The O2

Timeless Luxury Hotel and Conference Centre.

Good Hotel London Exterior

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

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