Archaeological site dating back to the late Bronze Age!
It includes oval-shaped Bronze Age houses, Iron Age broch and wheelhouses, Viking long houses, medieval farmstead and 16th century laird’s house.
Ideas for things to do.
Once a great Elizabethan mansion it is partly ruined and a shell. However the Great Hall and state rooms are intact.
An exhibition about the history of Creetown. Historical photographs, audio and video presentations, local arts & crafts.
All weather, multi-award-winning Five-Star visitor attraction.
European Industrial Museum of the Year Winner. Original working machinery. Computer displays and hands-on interactive Juteopolis film show.
Impressive historic estate for families.
Impressive historic estate with stunning 1,000 acre deer park, Georgian Mansion, Tudor Old Hall, award winning gardens and much more!
A stunning historical building
Normal admission rules apply.
Tunnel through time to the world of the Romans.
A great Castle which dates from the late 14th century
With lots to see including beautiful gardens. A variety of birds can be seen from time to time in the Big Wood.
Filled with fun exhibitions, 3 cinemas inc. IMAX (charges apply) and galleries!
The National Media Museum is a FREE fun day out for the whole family devoted to film, photos, TV, radio & the web. Restaurant, Cafe.
Not suitable for under-4s.
Eavesdrop on cases held in this courtroom with a soundtrack based on the transcripts of real trials. Look at the many exhibitions!
Enjoy the interesting Hereford Museum and Art!
The museum is full of interesting local history with hands-on elements for all the family.
World Heritage Site with awe inspiring stone circle.
A must visit for families, schools and visitors from abroad.
Come and Learn at the Lichfield Heritage Centre!
2000 years of history with some great displays, mouse-hole trails and more!
Come and explore the wreck of the Warship Anne!
Warship Anne is the best known surviving vessel from Samuel Pepys’ Restoration Navy. Travel back to 1749!
Children and adults will enjoy the sights and sounds of country life! Get close to all the animals on a real working farm.
Learn about the history of Norwich!
Have fun seeing the evolution of computing & our UK digital history!
Lots of hands-on working exhibits: try vintage games in our ‘Pong to Playstation’ Zone with Pong, Pacman, and more. School visits.
The collections dating from 1600
The collections dating from 1600 are displayed in a fine timber-framed building located in the most ancient part of Cambridge.
Seventeenth-century castle with regular children's events.
Discovery Centre in the Stables, with audio-visual displays. Special jousting events.
Visit the loveliest Castle in the World
All year award winning attraction with more than 70 aircraft. Adventure and picnic area. Helicopter rides. Coffee shop with hot meals.
See history come to life!
Come and explore Dunnottar Castle! a great Castle in Scotland
A path descends the cliffs then climbs up to the castle from a small car park. Standing on a rock almost surrounded by the sea.
Just another idea for a day out with your kids.
Tyne and Wear
This museum combines the excavated remains of the fort with spectacular reconstructions and exciting, hands-on museum displays.
One of our ideas for things to do.
Living history 19th century farm Waggoner with heavy horse works the land; vintage machinery; rare breeds, hand-milked cows and much more!
Britain’s original dinosaurs museum.
Award-winning museum in Dorset on your kids days out - fossils, skeletons and life-sized dinosaur reconstructions with multimedia and hands on displays.
One of the most talked about Museums in Britain today
Imperial War Museum North is about people and their stories. Cafe and shop.
Another thing to do from Kids Days out.
Our recent £10million redevelopment has created dynamic and innovative new galleries that encourage you to get involved as you wander round.
Guided Underground tours at Scotland's only lead-mining museum in Scotland's highest village.
Gold Panning in July and August. Educational & school visits, Interactive displays. Beam Engine. Gift shop, cafe.
The famous Tower Bridge - do not miss it!
Come and visit the exhibition which takes you up to the high level walkways, for spectacular views across London.
Loads of kids fun!
Dress up in Victorian costume, pose for a portrait picture. Play cook at the mini kitchen range. Delve into history on the touch screen.
Interactive areas throughout our family!
Friendly museum allow all ages to get involved. Regular junior workshops, family events and a range of activities!
Have one of your days out at this museum housed in a beautiful Victorian farmstead
Have one of your days out at this museum housed in a beautiful Victorian farmstead this is much more than a run of the mill museum.
Explore this historical museum!
Looking at the history of Orkney, there are archaeological collections including ancient tools, jewellery, Neolithic and Pictish carvings.
Originally a lodge to the Great House
Originally a lodge to the Great House where Queen Elizabeth I once stayed, the Red Lodge is often described as Bristol's 'hidden treasure'.
Family-friendly activities all year round at this popular community museum!
Packed full of inspiring art, fascinating social history and fun interactive gadgets. School groups welcome with prior bookings. School Holiday Workshops
Travel back in time at Castell Henllys
Learn all about the Royal Armouries!
Where better to experience history than the world-famous White Tower within the Tower of London?
Find out about 19th century tartans, Royal commemorative china and the life of local musician and composer, J. Scott Skinner.
Get really hands-on here!
Edward Booth's collection is a fascinating – and quirky – celebration of natural history. Hands-on natural history in the interactive Discovery gallery.
Explore the Tamworth Castle!
Explore 900 years of history in this great castle. Chlidrens activities and many special events.
A beautifully restored building which explores the town’s turbulent early history.
We also host a variety of temporary displays and activities suitable for all the family. Audio tours, tourist information, gifts & souvenirs.
A fantastic family day out where the past meets the present!
This is a haven for history lovers, a place of peace and tranquility, a home for Lancashire’s finest produce and superb food.
Great Day out for families!
Following the mile-long trip to the summit take a guided nature walk from the Visitor Centre.
A motoring journey through the 20th century
Wonderful collections of cars, motorcycles, caravans and a huge toy collection of pedal cars & models.
The museum tells the story of childhood in the Highlands
Ross and Cromarty
Learn about childhood amongst hardworking crofters and townsfolk, where money and luxuries were scarce and life followed the rhythm of the seasons.
Self guided tour of the works that's educational and fun.
Video presentation, view the machines and craftsmen in action, listen to a taped commentary as you go.
Enjoy this historical Castle!
Medieval castle, beautiful parkland with plenty for children to do. Full programme of events throughout the year.
It houses one of the finest craft collections in the country.
Lots of regular hands-on events and activities in one of the most family friendly and accessible museums in the south east with an unusual Indian gateway in its grounds.
This is a perfect day out for all ages. Not just a museum!
Home to the Villainous Sheriff of Nottingham,the museum portrays Nottingham's horrible history through child-friendly tours and more!
Farming and domestic memorabilia, from the rural community that was Dalgarven.
Regularly changing display of vintage costumes from the museum's 1,000 or more collection.
Where children play to learn and grown-ups learn to play.
Lived in by the Berkeley family that built it in 1117. Edward II murdered here and Civil War damage remains.
An educational and fun place to visit!
Learn more about Mary Queen of Scots!
This impressive 16th century house, set in a garden of pear trees, interprets the tragic life and times of Mary Queen of Scots!
Set in a futuristic glass building located at the heart of Manchester
We are proud to care for the world’s greatest football collection - over 140,000 items - including the FIFA Collection.
More things to do from Kids Days Out in Northumberland.
Mediaeval Castle with Banquet Halls, James 1st Drawing Room and Elizabethan ceiling, the ancient Edward 1st Room.
Lots of things to do here.
An excellent insight to life on the Shetland Islands over the last one hundred years (and more). Refreshments, craft shop
Have a great day out at this National Trust property
Country house which shows a glimpse of "upstairs/downstairs" life as you look around 18th and 19th-century furniture and fittings.
Dating from the 14th century!
Alloa Tower is the largest surviving keep in Scotland.
Enjoy a great family day out.
Isle of Wight
This is one of the finest Romano-British archaeological sites in the UK. Our award-winning Exhibition and Visitor Centre offers a unique insight into Roman life in Britain.
Always something for everyone at Tullie House!
Fun, hands-on exhibits and games: fire a Roman weapon, climb our life-sized section of Hadrian’s Wall or visit the badgers’ set.
Pan for gold at Geevor Tin Mine.
See how tin mining took place. Walk through narrow tunnels with a guide who brings to life the conditions of the miners.
Ghost tours. School visits.
A wonderful atmosphere of Edwardian living in the home of the Stanford family for over 130 years.
Explore 1,000 acres of grounds!
Take the land-train to boat trips and our new adventure playground; discover our house & park near York, North Yorkshire
Discover its labyrinth of secret wartime tunnels!
Explore the tunnels built deep in the White Cliffs of Dover. Sights, sounds and pathe news clips bring the drama of its role in WWII alive.
Great air museum that kids will love!
Excellent air museum for all the family with many historic aircraft, activities and museum. Events throughout the year.
Local history museum with restored Jacobean knot garden.
Over 100 aircraft on display. Free entry!
Make discovering history fun by using interactive displays, visiting our interactive centre, having a ride on a simulator and much more!
Scenic walks, great views across the Towy Valley - National Trust Valley.
Home to more than 100 fallow deer. Access to Dinefwr Castle, number of scenic walks including wooded boardwalk. Children’s quiz trail.
Scotland’s Cold War Control Centre, and best-kept secret for over 40 years, Hidden beneath a Scottish Farmhouse, a tunnel leads to 24,000 square feet.
Plenty of things to do here.
Discover the chequered history of Newcastle upon Tyne, from Romans and Knights to ship-builders and pitmen.
Lot of things to do for kids here.
Bristol's No.1 Attraction ideal for School trips
Fine private collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, rocks and fossils in Great Britain.
The world's largest collection of British cars!
Enjoy the Cultural New Walk Museum and Art Gallery!
Leicester's oldest museum has wide-ranging collections spanning the natural and cultural world, special discover area for 2s to 8s.
A great attraction for your days out in Merseyside.
This Museum tells the history of one of the world's greatest ports and the people who used it.
The huge, 7½ acre site has five historic buildings
Enjoy the fascinating exhibitions, hands-on galleries, historic working machinery and superb special exhibitions. Cafe. Shop. School trips.
One of our ideas for things to do for the family.
Discover the American way of life from colonial times, the joys and hardships of American children. Set in 30 acres of beautiful parkland.
Have a great day out here, beach now open!
Children will love the Swiss Cottage with its child-size furniture and also enjoy letting off steam in the play area.
See this amazing Castle!
Choose from guided tours of spectacular apartments or climb to the top of the 12th century Norman Keep for spectacular views of the city.
Come and explore the Dunbeath Heritage Centre!
This small museum is well worth a visit with good displays from the history of the area.
Full 'Steam' ahead for a great day out in Swindon
STEAM is an interactive, hands-on history of the people & locomotives who built & operated the Great Western Railway. Cafeteria.
A family-run museum!
Looking at life in Orkney at the time of the Stone Age and Bronze Age. An opportunity to handle Neolithic artefacts.
Plenty of thins to do here.
Rare breeds farm animals, children’s adventure playground, falconry displays, at the Home of Shakespeare’s mother.
Superb views and wonderful gardens. Full programme of events.
A great day out for all the family!
A real treasure house of the ordinary and the extraordinary from Swansea past, and is a focus for the future of the city and its people.
Country Life Museum
Unique collection of information, photographs and artefacts from the local area & people which ties in to stories and displays of how their use.
The museum is set in parkland
Displays exhibits relating to Northampton's varied history including, military history, 19-century fashion gallery and leathercraft gallery.
Dolls House Museum
Designed as a place to bring the whole family, Maple Street is the largest Dolls House and Miniature Shop in Europe.
Museum of Roman Britain with lots of interesting exhibits including mosaics.
Travel back millions of years to Age of the Dinosaur!
See animatronic dinosaurs, interactive exhibits, fossils and trails. Enjoy some Roar-some family fun in this fantastic exhibition!
Beautiful and renowned castle!
Gardens and grounds set between the Rivers Spey and Avon. Tour of rooms.
Enjoy a scenic day out at Kirby Muxloe Castle
A unique castle partly built in 1480 by William Hastings, Kirby. Guided tours available.
Beautiful countryside and the Mousa Broch!
The best preserved broch in Scotland. With its Iron Age drystone tower it reaches a height of around 40ft.
Situated on the historic Shiprow
Incorporating Provost Ross's House - built in 1593 - Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city's long relationship with the Sea.
Interactive family fun!
Good Museum - Relating the history of the Royal Burgh of Dornoch, interpretive displays and items illustrating the town’s history.
Develope your knowledge at Banbury Museum!
New Museum in attractive canal side locationwith exciting displays. Resource Room, Cafe.
A late medieval castle now in ruins.
Visitors can climb the 24-metre tower, which offers superb views of the town and surrounding countryside. Visit the secret tunnel.
A West India merchant house
A West India merchant house is displayed as it might have looked in the 18th century. Home to the slave Pero...
Surely Scotland’s grandest castle set on it's magnificent volcanic rock.
With historical displays, recreation of the 16th century kitchens, Regimental Museum of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Families can have fun following the specially designed trail, 'A Woolly Tale', trying their hand at carding, spinning and sewing along the way.
One of the greatest attractions in the UK.
Action, excitement and adventure at Britain's greatest medieval experience. This remarkable medieval fortress is host to many attractions.
A non-stop programme of fun activities for kids takes place at Birmingham Museum.
The Egyptian gallery, featuring an elaborate Egyptian mummy and painted coffins.
Great re-creation of 18th century seaport.
This is a fantastic place to visit. It brings to life the time of Nelson, Napoleon & the Battle of Trafalgar.
Foxton Canal Museum was opened in 1989.
Foxton Canal Museum is situated in the reconstructed Boiler House of the lift. It tells the story of the lift and canals it served for the public.
Beatrix Potter! in Dunkeld
The 'Beatrix Potter' exhibition explores the history and heritage of her work, using interactive activities for children!
Six hundred years of history!
A fine country house with magnificent ceilings and impressive Morning and Drawing Rooms.
Thinktank is Birmingham's museum and science attraction.
It examines the past, investigates the present and explores what the future may bring.
Summer Family events
Have fun at this this royal castle with battlements, a keep to climb and a museum to explore.
Lots here to see with regular events for the whole family.
This is the exciting story of the Corps of Royal Engineers. see their innovation & creativity including tanks, torpedoes, bridges.
Following the trail of Sirius the dog!
Discover how astronomers and musicians William and Caroline Herschel lived in Georgian times, and what wonders they discovered!
Once a royal castle!
A castle from where Mary, Queen of Scots escaped, after being held from 1567-8. Set on a small island in Loch Leven.
Popular with schools. Full programme of family events.
Indoor for Kids -Set in an old woollen mill the Museum tells the story of its past, as well as hosing many other exhibits.
Another one of our days out with the kids.
Special Events: Spring into Easter, April 4. Classic Cars May 2, on our 1950s working farm with dairy cows, sheep, pigs, and much more!
Have a great day out here with your kids.
Small museum in Riverside setting with good collection of historical items. Regular events.
Come and explore the beautiful Dundonald Castle
Built for Robert II on his accession to the throne of Scotland in 1371 this fortified tower house was a residence for early Stewart kings for the next 150 years.
The Haynes Motor Museum in Somerset is a great Kids Days Out
The Haynes Motor Museum in Somerset is just brilliant. Cars from around the world in a living, working museum with over 400 cars & bikes, plus kids activities.
Dumfries Museum is centred around the eighteenth century windmill.
You will see fossil footprints left by prehistoric reptiles, the Wildlife of the Solway marshes, tools and weapons of the earliest peoples of the region.
A 15th century tower house
Originally owned by the kings of Scotland. It is known as the oldest inhabited and most romantic house in Scotland.
This is one of England's most beautiful castles. Knight's Maze and Children's Assault Course. Adventure Playground.
Isle of Lewis
It contains an exhibition giving an idea of what life was like in the broch.
A great day out!
Find out about crime and punishment in Beaumaris Gaol, see the spartan cells and unique treadwheel.
Another days out idea for kids in Inverness!
Explore our lively "Man in the Landscape" exhibition and our Discovery Centre, both on the ground floor and much more. Gift shop.
Historic Castle with lots for kids and Schools
Lots to see here!
See aerial photographs; artists' drawings; models; maps; the Newstead charger - to ride; a blacksmith's workshop; a Roman kitchen and pottery.
Beautiful countryside and the Broch of Clickimin!
A partially demolished broch (round tower) on an island on the southern shore of the Loch of Clickimin, and dating back to 700-500 BC.
Plenty of special features for children!
Learn about fossils that transform into dinosaurs, prehistoric crocodiles and fish, a diorama of local animals and birds and much more!
Explore this ancient cave!
With its entertaining & creative workshops, friendly interactive galleries & an outdoor Story Garden, The Bowes Museum is first choice for family fun.
Trace the fascinating history of Wiltshire.
Learn about Wiltshire and its environment and its people over the last 6,000 years. Collections from Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site.
It's a FREE fun day out for the whole family!
The Science Museum is world-renowned for its awe-inspiring collections, family activities and exhibitions including the all-new Launchpad gallery!
Enjoy 300 years of history through hands-on exhibits and displays.
Discover what family life was like. Interesting Schools sessions - dress up in Victorian Costumes.
Great Day out for families! & FREE
For a fantastic free day out with railway legends, daily demonstrations and interactive exhibits visit the National Railway Museum in York.
There is always something fun to do at the Museum of Farnham!
It is a great place to spend a rainy day or have a picnic in the garden when the weather is fine. Monthly Museum club. School visits.
Set in the grounds of Dudley Castle...
The zoo is home to some of the biggest, rarest and most exotic animals, lots of animals to see.
Explore this beautiful Castle!
Ruined Castle - Built by Earl Patrick Stewart in 1600 much is in ruins, or does not exist at all, however the tower house has been somewhat restored.
Here you actually enter the World of the Highlander and experience walking through a number of 'time windows' dating from the early 18th century.
Take a trip back in time
Free kids activities at this wow museum. See entry!
Step back in time and explore how medicine has changed with our brilliant hands-on exhibitions as we tell the story of medicine!
See a recreated ironmonger's shop.
Other lively displays relate to the history of the building and to Selkirk. Video and audio-tape programmes are available.
Dumfries & Galloway
Good Museum - Take a look at varied items from the past with lots of interesting displays.
A great Aircraft attraction for all the family.
If you like aircraft this is the place for you with over 30 aircraft and plenty more to see.
A fine day out at London Bridge!
A frightful day out, the London Bridge Experience and the London Tombs are set in the historic surroundings of the tombs under the London Bridge. DISCOUNT DEALS!
This heritage centre is a must!
The museum which creates historic Welsh life is also making gardens for the many old re-erected buildings. Also excellent formal gardens.
Learn about Victorian Farming!
See what Farm life was like in Victorian days on this working Victorian Farm with animals and much more.
We offer many fun activities
The largest independent air museum in Britain with plenty of things to do for kids!
Over 50 historic aircraft including Tornado GR4, Spitfire & the rarely-seen Nimrod MR2. Large range of military vehicles.
Walk down a Medieval street to a Medieval Chapel
Visit this historic battlefield and try the strength of a longbow, discover what it was like to be a soldier in the 16th century and much more.
Learn more at the Aston Transport Museum!
Houses a collection of historic and classic vehicles and related exhibits that will bring back memories of a bygone era. Shop.
Another of our great days out.
Discover the American way of life from colonial times, the joys and hardships of American children. Set in 30 acres of beautiful parkland.
Welcome to Brighton's iconic landmark!
An extraordinary and extravagant pleasure palace, built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, in stages between 1787 and 1823.
Contains exhibits of everyday life
Contains exhibits of everyday life from centuries past including an impressive domestic equipment gallery. One of our great Kids Days Out
History of Cardigan!
Going back to Norman times, including Cardigan Castle, artefacts and lots of information. Guided tours can be arranged.
Hatfield Park Farm: a traditional breeds farm.
Enjoy strolling through the paddocks and feeding the animals through the hoppers. Also enjoy the adventure playground.
The museum has an extensive and varied collection of domestic and defence wireless equipment.
Enjoy an exciting ride on the Steam train.
All aboard for an exciting journey into history! Ride a steam train and visit the museum, plenty for the whole family to enjoy.
One of our great days out with the kids.
Marvel at the collections, explore the Gardens and Bird Garden, boat trip across the lake, youngsters can enjoy the excitement of the Adventure Playground! .
The People's History Museum is the only national museum dedicated to the lives of ordinary people.
This free attraction is a great place to take the family!
Presentations and displays.
A fully furnished, traditional, Lewis thatched house Providing a unique insight into island life.
Outstanding and diverse range of objects
Outstanding and diverse range of objects, from sea dinosaurs to magnificent art.
Historic stone circle where you can get up right to the stones and touch them for free!
Taste history in the beautiful village of Avebury set on the Wiltshire Downs!
See the famous Egyptology galleries...
The new Science for Life gallery; Zoology featuring mammals, birds and live animals; and the Museum's own collections of fossils and minerals.
11th century Celtic Cross, medieval bridge, the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, picnic area, holiday activities for young people, guided tours.
Expand your child's knowledge at the Gordon Highlanders Museum!
A look into life in the Regiment and the area of Aberdeenshire, with collections and exhibits at this interesting museum.One of our suggestions for school trips!
Ground breaking museum.
See Roman life in the second-largest town in England with interactive & hands-on displays including stunning mosaics.
The family home of Oliver Cromwell
The family home of Oliver Cromwell from 1636, there are exhibition rooms, and period rooms, with displays on Cromwell's life.
Was the County Tolbooth from 1600-1767 Stonehaven's oldest building, with local history displays and bygones.
Unique Roman gold mine set amid wooded hillsides. National Trust
Guided tours of the underground workings and exhibition on gold Gold panning.
Walk through the tunnels of this Bronze Age mine.
The highlight of the tour is the amazing Bronze Age Cavern, dug out over 3,500 years ago.