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Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Aboard the Cutty Sark experience what life was like on a true survivor of the seas and discover the epic story of a sailing legend. Venture on-deck and beneath one of the world's most famous ships – the last surviving tea clipper, and the fastest and most magnificent of her time.

Highlights

  • Experience what life was like on-board a sailing legend
  • Discover the history of the last surviving tea clipper and the fastest ship of her time
  • Take the helm at the ship’s wheel and walk beneath the original hull
  • Visit the captain's cabin, the beating heart of the ship
  • Enjoy stunning views across the River Thames

What's included

  • Entrances
  • Downloadable interactive audio guide in 5 languages

Overview

Jump on board this historic sailing ship - the fastest of its time - and discover 150 years of maritime history. Learn all about this famous ship's long history. Relive her most famous voyages and immerse yourself in the experience of what life was like onboard for the sailors who survived long tours, stormy seas and even mutiny!

Take a self-guided tour through the ship's quarters and see how the sailors lived. You'll be surrounded by memorabilia from her many voyages around the world as you walk through the impressive original interior.

Discover the largest collection of Merchant Navy ship figureheads in the world.
Heroic, saucy and sometimes downright baffling – Cutty Sark's collection of Merchant Navy ships' figureheads is not to be missed
Spot the figurehead versions of important characters from literature, history and politics, including: Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Fry, Benjamin Disraeli and Sir Lancelot

Along the way, you may even meet the crew themselves! Colourful characters from the Cutty Sark's past have been brought to life by actors dressed in costume who can be found wandering the ship. Meet the captain, chat with the cook, and even take a tour with Nannie the Figurehead! You never know who you might run into on board Cutty Sark...

Smell and touch samples of the original cargo in the lower hold – including tea, wool and whisky, watch the short video, play the interactive navigation game or download the new Cutty Sark app.


Regular opening hours
10am-5pm

Summer opening hours (29 June - 30 August)
10am-6pm

Know before you go

Evan Evans E-tickets are only valid for the date and time shown on the ticket. Please take a printed copy of this voucher to the ticket office. Please bring your own smart phone & headphones to use the downloadable interactive audio guide.

Cancellation policy

Non-Refundable