Looking for fun things to do with the kids in London? Explore and experiment - interactive activities for families - music, science, arts, performance, film, parks, playgrounds, simulators and so much more.
From hefty herbivores to jungle jumbos, discover who's topping the charts when it comes to being the biggest, the tallest and the heaviest of them all. Follow the trail to meet some of world's biggest animals and to find out all about the highs and lows that come with being so big.
Discover Leslie Linder, how he cracked the code of Beatrix Potter’s secret journal and showed the world her art.
Disney and Pixar have created some of the most iconic films of all time. In this feel-good, nostalgic programme, hear renditions of classic scores and songs such as You've Got a Friend in Me, A Whole New World and the moving opening sequence to Up.
This workshop explores what children can do to mitigate climate change, understand more about carbon footprints, how to calculate them and discover how we can reduce our emissions to help mitigate the impact of climate change.
It's spooky season! Join the Royal Pakrs this Halloween to take part in a host of free creepy crawly Halloween-themed activities.
With never-before-seen footage and the latest underwater filming techniques, this epic documentary transports you to the farthest reaches of this majestic land and reveals that what happens there affects every single one of us.
If your child has ever wanted to explore the museum after dark, or if the idea of spending the night in one of our iconic galleries fills them with excitement, then they’ll love Astronights, a sleepover for children. With workshops, shows and activities—and breakfast and an interactive science show to boost your morning energy—it will be a night they never forget.
Download Mission: Invertebrate's free activities and information sheets to see London’s green spaces in a whole new way. Whether you’re at home, in your local park or one of the incredible Royal Parks, these resources will help you and your family discover fascinating nature on your doorstep.
Go behind the scenes with our knowledgeable science educators for a look at the Museum's fascinating zoology collection preserved in spirit.
Set off on a treasure hunt to unlock the secrets of the museum hidden in its walls. Meet a cast of characters, collect gems and reveal the museum's secrets!
Book your ticket to watch this fully immersive IMAX experience on one of the biggest screens in the UK. Experience the very best of digital and analogue cinema on one screen with Antarctica, A Beautiful Planet and Hubble all in 3D.
Tim Peake is your guide for an out-of-this-world virtual reality mission that puts you in the pilot’s seat of a Soyuz capsule. As the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake spent six incredible months aboard the International Space Station.
Whether you're visiting for the first time or the fiftieth, these tours and free things to do, will take you through the best the Museum has to offer.
Journey through time and learn how dinosaurs were first discovered, how they adapted to life on Earth and why they're so important to our science today. Roam the Museum's newest exhibition before it opens to the public.
Swim alongside some of the most exotic creatures on the planet, from the bizarre Rainbow Nudibranch to the Giant Pacific Octopus. Narrated by Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, Deep Sea 3D transports you below the ocean surface on a unique underwater adventure.
Step into the fascinating world of technicians for a peek behind the scenes in the Science Museum's brand new interactive gallery. Experience what it’s like to create visual effects on a blockbuster film set or operate a robot in a manufacturer's workshop,
Tickets are now on sale for Skateboard! This exhibition will map the design evolution of the skateboard from the 1950s to today. It will showcase innovative skateboards and components, alongside skate photography and video, complete with original soundtracks.
This display celebrates the glittering world of musical theatre, exploring the evolution and craftmanship of iconic musicals, from Miss Saigon and My Fair Lady to modern classics SIX the Musical, and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.
Experience cinema’s most iconic films including Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, with the score performed live by an orchestra in the spectacular surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall.
The Royal Albert Hall have a wide range of shows and events for children and families to get involved in, which all promise an unforgettable day out. From storytelling for babies and toddlers to interactive concerts featuring Albert’s Band, there is something to fascinate and inspire children of every age.
From June to September 2023 Serpentine will present The Web(s) of Life, a major new exhibition by artist and researcher Tomás Saraceno. The exhibition will present a series of artworks, activities & experiences that explore the ways life forms, weather systems and climate change are connected.
This free display of engravings from John James Audubon's The Birds of America reaffirms why it continues to inspire artists, bird experts and conservationists alike.
REBEL: 30 Years of London Fashion celebrates the 30th anniversary of the BFC’s NEWGEN programme. The show offers a look at how careers in fashion are forged, and the opportunities London’s fashion scene offers young creatives.
Young V&A will showcase the transformative power of creativity, displaying remarkable and optimistic stories of children’s ingenuity alongside 2,000 works from the V&A’s collection of art, design, and performance.