Things To Do With Kids Near Me
From exciting museums and child-friendly art exhibitions to fun-filled parks and interesting landmarks, there are loads of free things to do with children on a family visit to London. Exciting Museums
1. Come face to face with a roaring T-Rex in the Natural History Museum and discover how infant dinosaurs were born. Older children may go to the Investigate science center and touch specimens from the Earth Lab.
2. Have a class at the reconstructed Victorian classroom, or find out more about how these kids found housing, work and education.
3. Under-sevens can learn more about the AHOY! Children’s gallery, while older kids can see what it’d be like to steer a ship into port in the open sea in any respect Hands.
4. Be wowed by the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian Mummies in the British Museum.
5. Trace the history of the space rocket (and see the Apollo 10 command capsule) or fulfill Isambard Kingdom Brunel in the Science Museum. Youngsters can get hands-on in metropolitan areas such as The Garden (ages three to six) and Pattern Pod (ages five to eight).
6. Wander through the museums collection of teddy bears and dolls houses, or participate in daily activities such as storytelling and treasure hunts.
7. Discover the history of the river Thames in the Museum of London Docklands. Step into Sailortown, a reconstruction of 19th-century London, or allow the little ones loose from the Mudlarks soft play area.
8. Take older kids to find a wonderfully weird collection of historic objects in the Wellcome Collection, such as Napoleon’s toothbrush and Darwin’s walking stick.
9. There’s also a climbing wall at the Pleasure Gardens play area, while the Tumbling Bay playground in the north of the park comprises sand pits, tall treehouses, and rickety bridges, in addition to slides, swings and lots of room to run about.