10 family things to do in London


Without doubt one of the most vibrant cities in the world, if you are planning a family trip, choose from a vast range of interactive exhibitions, zoos, aquariums and much more.

Our top 10 things to do with the kids in London includes:

Sea Life London Aquarium

Situated on the South bank, this aquarium is home to one of Europe´s largest collections of global marine life. This amazing aquarium is situated in the heart of London and takes visitors on an interactive journey along the Oceanic conveyor. Enjoy the latest attraction – The Shark Reef Encounter.

London Zoo

There is no place on earth like London Zoo for a trip with the kids. With over 700 species of animals and interactive exhibits the whole family can explore Rainforest Life, Gorilla Kingdom and the Animal Adventure Children´s Zoo. Live animal shows every day.

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum promotes the responsible use of the natural world, and fantastic exhibitions make this a favourite for all the family. Situated in Kensington the Museum is easy to get to by tube.

The Science Museum, London

The Science Museum includes exhibitions, events and 3-D films. Visitors can encounter past, present and the future of technology on 7 floors of exhibits. Popular with all ages and plenty to see and do.

The National Army Museum

This Museum in Chelsea shows how Britain´s past has helped shape the present, and tells the story of how the army has impacted the country today. Four gallery displays, a range of exhibitions and an interactive Kids Zone.

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

The new Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum opened its doors in 2006 and is a must for tennis fans of all ages. Highlights of the museum include Championship trophies and a walk-through of the men´s changing rooms as they were in the 1980´s.

The National Gallery

There is always plenty to see and do at the National Gallery, including talks, workshops and many facilities and amenities specially aimed at children.

The Museum of London

This is one of the world´s largest city museums and children are very well catered for with under 5´s explorer bags and family activity bags for the older kids. The over 10´s can even borrow an ipad to join an interactive gallery tour.

The Museum of London Docklands

Situated in the West India Quay, the Museum of London Docklands explores London´s connections with the rest of the world and shows how the capital has changed over the past 2,000 years, exploring trade and immigration.

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Located in Kensington, the Victoria and Albert Museum offers plenty of events and activities for families which are free and don´t need to be booked in advance. A great day out for all ages.

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