Tuesday 28 December 2021

Royal Museums Greenwich - 2021 at Royal Museums Greenwich


It’s been a challenging but wonderful year at Royal Museums Greenwich. From opening our doors again and introducing you to our awe-inspiring exhibitions and collections, to welcoming RRS Sir David Attenborough and hosting Ice Worlds, a 3-day festival of fun, learning and creativity. Below is just snapshot of our most exciting stories we have told this year.
We want to thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to welcoming you in 2022.
Hot topics of 2021
RRS Sir David Attenborough
RRS Sir David Attenborough
October saw the arrival of RRS Sir David Attenborough in Greenwich. We caught up with the scientists to learn more about the world's most advanced polar research vessel.
Cutty Sark figurehead
Cutty Sark's new figurehead
Cutty Sark received a little make over, and a brand new Nannie the witch figurehead was installed. See the full process from carving to installation here.
Art under the microscope RMG
Queen's House: van de Velde conservation
Conservation can often feel like detective work, but what did our team learn during the conservation of A Royal Visit to the Fleet?
Inspired by our stories?
We want to make sure you never miss a thing. If our stories have left you inspired and wanting more, make sure your preferences are updated. Whether that's art, history or family activities, we've got you covered.
Solar eclipse RMG
Look to the skies: solar eclipse
June saw our skies host a Solar eclipse, but what are they, and when will one next happen? 
HMS Erebus - The Terror
Deep dive: HMS Erebus
Sir John Franklin's last expedition to search for the North-West Passage ended in tragedy. We try to piece together the crew's final moments from the objects left behind.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021
New exhibition!
Now in it's 13th year, we announced the winning images from Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021. Find out who has been named the overall winner and plan your visit today!