Cutty Sark

 
 

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King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 9HT
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sun 10am-5pm, Last admission 4.30pm | Closed every Monday until Nov 2012 (excluding Bank Holidays)
 
PRICES
£12 (Adults), £6.50 (Children 15 & under), FREE (under-5s), £9.50 (Concs), £20 (Family 1 Adult, 2 children), £29 (Family 2 Adults, 2 children)
 

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Cutty SarkThe restoration of the Cutty Sark has seen £50 million spent on the famous tea clipper ship which was damaged by fire on 21 May 2007. But with much of the ship already removed from the site, most of the original has been restored. The boat's rich history begins back in 1869 when it was built for John 'Jock' Willis, a seasoned sailing ship master, and was designed for speed, racing to bring home tea from China. Capable of going over 17 knots, and with a large hold for carrying cargo, the Cutty Sark was 'the space shuttle of its time'. Preserved for the nation by Captain Wilfred Dowman in 1922, the old clipper has been at her current resting place in Greenwich since 1954 and was first opened to the public in 1957 by HM The Queen. Now raised three metres above her dry dock, visitors can see the lines of her hull - covered in sheets of metal giving it a golden sheen - which made her so swift and so successful. A tour of the vessel reveals the ship's fascinating history and her various cargoes: from tea to wool to buffalo horns. The exhibition also includes the world's largest collection of merchant navy figureheads, installed in the dry berth under the bow. The Cutty Sark's own figurehead, a young witch named 'Nannie', was named after a character in the poem Tam O'Shanter by Scottish poet Robert Burns.

 

Cutty Sark events

 
Family Fun Weekend: Musical StatuesFamily Fun Weekend: Musical StatuesMake a head-dress to wear in a game of musical statues underneath the ship.7th March 2015Sunday 8th March 2015 Where:
Cutty Sark,   King William Walk  West Greenwich    SE10 9HT
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Easter Egg Hunt at Cutty SarkEaster Egg Hunt at Cutty SarkEaster Egg Hunt at Cutty SarkJoin in the Easter Egg hunt at Cutty Sark and you could win a family ticket to Camp Bestival but don't worry if you don't win, all participants get a free Easter treat at the Even Keel Cafe. Designed like a treasure trail, the Cutty Sark egg hunt tasks children - and adults - with finding eggs hidden around the ship. In addition, children aged 7 t3rd April 2015Monday 6th April 2015 Where:
Cutty Sark,   King William Walk  West Greenwich    SE10 9HT
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event > Seasonal > Easter
DATES  3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Apr 2015
Join in the Easter Egg hunt at Cutty Sark and you could win a family ticket to Camp Bestival but don't worry if you don't win, all participants get a free Easter treat at the Even Keel Cafe. Designed like a treasure trail, the Cutty Sark egg hunt tasks children - and adults - with finding eggs hidden around the ship. In addition, children aged 7 t... More about this event
 
 

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    Exhibitions | On 6th March 2015 

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