We'll be back soon

All our sites are currently closed due to coronavirus restrictions. However, we're working hard to prepare our sites for reopening as soon as current restrictions are lifted.

We can't wait to welcome you back to one of London's most historic areas but in the meantime you can still explore our stories and collections online.

While we are closed

What happens when the Museum is closed to the public?


Author: Sarah Foster

Staying in touch

How we keep the Museum 'open' and keep in touch with our audiences


Author: Sarah Foster

How we've helped

We are proud to have been able to help the NHS.


Author: Sarah Foster

Our Impact


Objects conserved by our Conservation team last year

2.56 Million visitors to our sites last year
£50,000 Raised through our Members and Patrons Appeal, allowing us to carve a new figurehead for Cutty Sark in celebration of her 150th anniversary 

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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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Fundraising updates

  • We Won Two Emcees Awards!!

    We are proud to announce that our Patrons Manager, Emma- Claire Morgan, has picked up awards for 'Best Individual Giving Scheme' and 'Best Donor Love' Read more

  • Nannie Appeal Spring 2020 Update

    2019 Appeal was to raise money to re-carve Cutty Sark's figurehead. Read more

  • Telescope Appeal

    In 2017, we began the transformation of the Royal Observatory. Read more

Fundraising events

  • London Marathon 2021

    Run the London Marathon for Cutty Sark and help support our community programming at this difficult time. Read more