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Days Out, Free Days Out in Kent, School Holidays

The best child-friendly London Museums to explore, without spending a penny!

There are lots of fabulous, free museums on offer in London – if you fancy a trip to the capital that is both fun and educational. The museums on this short list are some fun, family-friendly options…

The British Museum

Children will love exploring history through statues of pharaohs and ancient board games – there’s even a large, mummified bull. The British Museum holds artefacts from all over the world.


The Museum of London

Go back in time to discover the events that shaped London in the Museum of London. Your little ones will love to discover the remains of some of the more exotic animals which used to freely roam the capital – such as hippos! Imagine seeing a hippo swimming in the River Thames!


The Natural History Museum

The whole family will love exploring the Natural History Museum – thanks to their huge dinosaur skeleton exhibit. The kids will love getting up close and personal with the creatures which used to roam the Earth.


The Science Museum

Discover how the world works at the Science Museum. Budding young astronauts will adore the gallery dedicated to space exploration, featuring a full-sized model of the lander that put the first men on the moon!


The National Maritime Museum

There are lots of things for children to see and do at the National Maritime Museum – aspiring young pirates and explorers can expect an action-packed, immersive day out, with family-friendly trails to lead the way.


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