The Top 10 Museums in London for Children

The Top 10 Museums in London for Children, London, England (B)

The best museums are so much fun that your children won’t want to leave at the end of the day. They’re the sort of places where playing is encouraged and where there are lots of interactive exhibits that children can touch and enjoy.

In this list of London’s top ten, there really is something for everyone, whether you fancy shooting down a pirate ship, repairing a mini Tube train or playing in a giant sandpit. Even better, most of the museums on this list are free.

My kids love going to the British Museum. The mummies in the Ancient Egypt section are a particular favourite. There’s so much to explore whether you’re into the Aztecs and the Incas, the Vikings or Ancient Greece. It’s best to pick just one area to visit each time you go or it’s just too much to take in.

On our last trip we went round the Roman Britain rooms with an activity backpack filled with artefacts, dressing up clothes and things to do. It made our visit even more enjoyable than usual. You can pick up backpacks, art materials and activity worksheets for specific areas from the Families Desk. Children can also take part in object handling sessions, digital and film-making workshops. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Top 10 Museums in London for Children
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Clare Thomson
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • British Museum
  • London Transport Museum
  • The Clink Prison Museum
  • V & A Museum of Childhood
  • The Science Museum
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Bank of England Museum
  • Royal Air Force Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • Horniman Museum and Gardens

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