Capital tots

Adventures and days out for babies, toddlers and children in and around London - the greatest City on earth

Parks The Aquarium Classic London sites National Gallery Free activities Farms and zoos The coast British Museum Musuem of London Docklands The London Eye Natural History Musuem



London’s Museums

London is blessed with some of the world’s best Museums where you can discover everything from dinosaurs to mummies and most of them are absolutely free.

British Museum

British Museum

Russell Square - Central London / good in wet weather / best for older toddlers and kids

Not especially geared toward children but fun nonetheless…find out more.

Photo: Trustees of the British Museum

Museum of childhood Museum of London Docklands

The Natural History Museum


South Kensington - West London / good in wet weather / older babies and upwards


Budding naturalists and dinosaur hunters will love the NHM. It’s big and busy but it really shouldn’t be missed…find out more. Photo: copyright: Natural History Museum


 

 

The Aquarium National Gallery

The National Gallery

Charing Cross - Central London / good in wet weather / good for all ages of children

UK’s most important art collection…find out more.

Photo: Copyright National Gallery

Museum of Childhood

Bethnal Green - East London / good in wet weather / older babies and upwards

This is the classic London children’s museum. It’s usually swarming with kids but that doesn’t stop it being a really fun day out…find out more.

  

London Transport Museum

Covent Garden - Central London / good in wet weather / best for walking toddlers and upwards

Great for children who have just started getting excited about buses and tubes, a real gem in the heart of central London…find out more.

The Museum of London Docklands


West India Quay - East London/ good in wet weather / best for walking toddlers


Regularly voted London’s best museum for children, the Museum of London Docklands is superb for all ages including teeny-tiny ones…find out more.

 

The Aquarium


Waterloo - Central London / good in wet weather / great for all ages of kids incl babies


This is totally aimed at children so you would expect it to be good and for a rainy day it is perfect…find out more.

 

The National Army Museum


Sloane Square - Central London / good in wet weather / best for walking toddlers and children


A gem of a day out for energetic toddlers who don’t need any interest in soldiers to have a great day out…if they do, it’s a bonus…find out more.

The National Maritime Museum

Greenwich - South London / good in wet weather / great for all ages incl babies

Very child-friendly museum all about the UK’s maritime history with lots of interactive exhibits…find out more.

Photo: Copyright National Maritime Museum

The Discover Story Centre

Stratford - East London/ good in wet weather / best for walking toddlers and upwards

Fantastically interactive, heaven for all ages in sunshine or rain, definitely one to treasure and return with your kids again and again…find out more.

Cutty Sark

Greenwich - South-east London / good in wet weather / good for any age

The world’s most famous tea-clipper is a surprisingly child-friendly outing which can be combined with a visit to Greenwich Park and the National Maritime Museum…find out more