Where else can your kids see Egyptian mummies, life size dinosaurs and the first electric London Underground train? London’s museums are the perfect destination for a day out with your family. Flemings has put together a guide of some things to see at the best museums in London for kids.
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum boasts some of the biggest attractions such as the Tyrannosaurus rex in the Dinosaurs gallery and massive blue whale in the Mammals gallery. The newly opened Volcanoes and Earthquakes gallery will captivate your children as they experience the power of these natural forces and try out the earthquake simulator.
Entry is free and it is open every day from 10.00 to 17.50.
Visit the official Natural History Museum site to find our more.
London Transport Museum
The London Transport Museum offers a unique insight into the history of London’s transport system. Kids can take the wheel of buses, trains and taxis or experience being the conductor.
Monday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 – 18:00 (Last admission 17:15)
Friday 11:00 – 18:00 (Last admission 17:15)
Children and young people aged 17 and under go free
Visit the official London Transport Museum site to find out more.
National Maritime Museum
All hands on deck for a visit to the National Maritime Museum! The museum hosts a bounty of childrens activities with a chance to fire a cannon at pirates and try out the ship simulator.
Visit the official National Maritime Museum site to find out opening times and pricing
The London Science Museum will captivate children of all ages. Kids can explore the development of technology with “Making the Modern World”, experience science on the big screen with an IMAX film and go hands-on at Launchpad with over 50 interactive exhibits from the world of physics.
Opening times are 10.00 – 18.00 (last entry 17.15) every day except 24 to 26 December and admission is free.
Visit the official Science Museum site to find out more.
Flemings Mayfair is ideally situated close to London’s top museums for kids. Our concierge will be happy to help you plan your visit to London’s museums. Read more about our London family friendly hotel here