Borrow crayons, pencils and pads. Just ask at the Families Desk in the Great Court
New app for families
Take on Baron Ferdinand's Challenge, a free app based on the Museum's newest gallery, the Waddesdon Bequest.
Family events at the Museum
Take advantage the Museum's range of family-friendly activities throughout autumn and winter.
Sign-up for regular emails about family events and activities
Children aged 8–15 can join Young Friends for a chance to explore the Museum at night and many more activities
Discover special family-friendly activities at our temporary exhibitions. All special exhibitions are free for children.
Visit the Families Desk in the Great Court to borrow activities and for advice on your visit.
Open weekends and every day during London Borough of Camden school holidays.
Picnic area and cafés
Buggies and cloakrooms
Buggies are free of charge in the cloakroom, located to the west of the Main entrance.
Sunday 23 October, 11.00
Code symbols from history using a BBC micro:bit and a mobile phone, and then invent your…
Saturday 29 October, 11.00
Animate animals that were carved thousands of years ago by Ice Age people. Work as a family to use…
Sunday 30 October, 11.00
Discover the many avatars of the Hindu god Krishna, and develop computer coding skills to make…
Visit the Samsung Digital Discovery Centre and discover free digital workshops for families every weekend.
Visiting with under 5s
Little Feet programme
Drop in to one of the free Little Feet sessions for under 5s. These sessions offer opportunities for creative play, making and exploring.
Head off to the galleries to practise counting, look for colours and spot some shapes with one of the free under 5s trails.
Alfred the Explorer back packs
Borrow an Alfred the Explorer backpack full of things to help you explore and suggestions of things to do around the Museum.