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We help people connect to our past so they can better understand the world, their place in it and the possibilities of human endeavour

London Marathon 2020

London Marathon 2020 Cutty Sark and the London Marathon


Author: Anna Bunn

Target amount: £7,500.00

Amount raised: £958.35


The Vitality Big Half 2020

Run for Cutty Sark


Author: Anna Bunn

Target amount: £2,800.00

Amount raised: £2,406.48


Figurehead Appeal Update

This year’s Members and Patrons’ Appeal was to raise money for a new figurehead for Cutty Sark.


Author: Anna Bunn

Our Impact


Objects conserved by our Conservation team last year


Million visitors to our sites last year


Raised in our last Members and Patrons Appeal transforming the Observatory back into a working observatory

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The valuable support of our Members, Patrons, donors and sponsors allows us to continue our important work – through exhibitions, our website, loans, conferences, publications, learning programmes and community initiatives.

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Your stories and successes

  • Patron Paddy Rodgers Runs Cardiff Half Marathon

    After contributing his own generous donation to the Telescope Appeal Paddy Rodgers, a Patron of Royal Museums Greenwich decided to take up his daughters challenge to raise even more. Read more

  • Seven year old bakes for the Armada Portrait

    Our campaign to save the Armada Portrait inspired a young girl from Wakefield to get baking. Read more

  • 2019 Marathon Success

    This year 12 ambitious runners managed to raise just over £11,000, in support of Cutty Sark, by taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon and the Vitality Big Half. Read more