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.
Have fun dressing up in combat jackets and helmets!
Go behind the scenes at this living museum. Watch troopers working with their horses. Craft activities and story-telling sessions over the summer.
Take a trip to this family friendly museum in Matlock
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.
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!
Local stories bringing local history to life
This is one of England's most beautiful castles. Knight's Maze and Children's Assault Course. Adventure Playground.
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.
Lots for kids to see and find out about at this 900 year old Cathedral
Here you actually enter the World of the Highlander and experience walking through a number of 'time windows' dating from the early 18th century.
A great all weather attraction!
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.
Plenty of things to do here.
Tyne and Wear
Discover the chequered history of Newcastle upon Tyne, from Romans and Knights to ship-builders and pitmen.
Discover the incredible story of the last English king to die in battle and the first to be DNA tested
Interactive areas throughout our family!
Friendly museum allow all ages to get involved. Regular junior workshops, family events and a range of activities!
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!
Chester's family friendly museum.
Stockwood Discovery Centre - A great place to take the kids and free!
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.
Home of the Codebreakers - children under 12 free
Local history museum with restored Jacobean knot garden.
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.
This child friendly Museum is a great place to learn of the history of Evesham
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.
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.
For high drama and explosive action.
Fort Nelson’s the place to visit! Enjoy large-scale historical battle re-enactments, exciting hands-on children’s holiday activities.
Aviation and motor-sport museum!
Lots of family activities, hands-on-discovery centre. Much more to see than you can imagine. Tea room and gift shop.
Killhope is a fully restored 19th century lead mine.
You experience the life and work of the local lead mining families. Huge working waterwheel.
Learn about Victorian Farming!
See what Farm life was like in Victorian days on this working Victorian Farm with animals and much more.
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!
The museum is set in parkland
Displays exhibits relating to Northampton's varied history including, military history, 19-century fashion gallery and leathercraft 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.
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.
Ghost tours. School visits.
A wonderful atmosphere of Edwardian living in the home of the Stanford family for over 130 years.
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.
Come and explore the Dunbeath Heritage Centre!
This small museum is well worth a visit with good displays from the history of the area.
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.
Bringing the age of steam to life
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.
A great educational day out!
Explore this historical museum!
Find out about 19th century tartans, Royal commemorative china and the life of local musician and composer, J. Scott Skinner.
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.
Where children play to learn and grown-ups learn to play.
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.
Perfect for aviation fans!
Just another idea for a day out with your kids.
This museum combines the excavated remains of the fort with spectacular reconstructions and exciting, hands-on museum displays.
Lot of things to do for kids here.
Educational and Exciting!
Fun and educational day out!
Dolls House Museum
Designed as a place to bring the whole family, Maple Street is the largest Dolls House and Miniature Shop in Europe.
Come and Learn at the Lichfield Heritage Centre!
2000 years of history with some great displays, mouse-hole trails and more!
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.
Family Fun at Tudor World
Museum and Arts and Crafts Centre!
Cottage Tearoom and Crafthouse Gallery. Small children's play area and picnic site. A variety of walks through the grounds of the Estate.
Free entry attraction for families at Irchester Country Park
Enjoy the interesting Hereford Museum and Art!
The museum is full of interesting local history with hands-on elements for all the family.
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!
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.
This great museum focuses on the rich natural heritage of North Essex.
Hands on displays plus churchyard Nature Reserve and well stocked shop. Excellent School sessions.
Amazing aircraft collection!
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.
A motoring journey through the 20th century
Wonderful collections of cars, motorcycles, caravans and a huge toy collection of pedal cars & models.
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
Educational and interesting!
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.
Acres of award winning family fun
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!
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.
Take a peek into local industries!
Award winning museum.
Featuring many hands-on displays showing Colchester's history from the Stone Age to the Civil War.
One of the most talked about Museums in Britain today
Imperial War Museum North is about people and their stories. Cafe and shop.
Was the County Tolbooth from 1600-1767 Stonehaven's oldest building, with local history displays and bygones.
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!
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.
An educational and fun place to visit!
Lots of things to see and do here. Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre holds an interesting collection telling the history and story of Chippenham past and present.
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.
The Higgins, Bedford - come and visit
Visit our transformed Museum and art gallery - something for everyone.
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.
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.
Normal admission rules apply.
Thinktank is Birmingham's museum and science attraction.
It examines the past, investigates the present and explores what the future may bring.
Regular events and shows at this great Transport Museum in Aberdeenshire
Dramatic displays, working exhibits and DVD presentations trace the history of travel and transport in the North East of Scotland in our Aberdeenshire Museum.
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.
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!
Historical fun for all the family!
Develope your knowledge at Banbury Museum!
New Museum in attractive canal side locationwith exciting displays. Resource Room, Cafe.
Fine private collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, rocks and fossils in Great Britain.
Bond in Motion
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.
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.
Looking at the history of Orkney, there are archaeological collections including ancient tools, jewellery, Neolithic and Pictish carvings.
Museum of Roman Britain with lots of interesting exhibits including mosaics.
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.
Travel back in time to Roman Canterbury
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.
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.
Learn more about the remains of Guildford Castle
Explore the history of West Berkshire!
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.
Take a trip back in time
Lots to do at the largest aircraft museum in the area.
With over 30 aircraft on display, plus large range of military vehicles. Special events, education activities.
Enjoy and explore!
Good Museum - Relating the history of the Royal Burgh of Dornoch, interpretive displays and items illustrating the town’s history.
Families can have fun following the specially designed trail, 'A Woolly Tale', trying their hand at carding, spinning and sewing along the way.
Making science accessible for the whole family
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.
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.
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.
The Museum for Dorset!
You will love Penrhyn Castle!
Large 19th-century neo-Norman castle fantasy castle with spectacular contents and grounds. Train museum, Doll museum.
Explore military history in Gloucester
Discover farming through the ages
Discover farming through the ages and learn about the rural history of Cambridgeshire with objects displays and interactives for all ages.
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.
The museum has an extensive and varied collection of domestic and defence wireless equipment.
Lots of school holiday activities at this historic castle
Have a great day out here with your kids.
Small museum in Riverside setting with good collection of historical items. Regular events.
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.
All year award winning attraction with more than 70 aircraft. Adventure and picnic area. Helicopter rides. Coffee shop with hot meals.
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!
Perfect for fans of fire engines!
We offer many fun activities
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.
Exciting all-weather family visitor attraction.
Regular hands-on animal activities, two massive indoor playbarns, lots of outdoor play and driving activities. Museums, tea-rooms & gift shop.
The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum.
Have a great Kids Day Out at Dorchester's unmissable family museum, plus Teddy Bear House, a unique family house with people sized bears.
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.
Home to a variety of animals!
Set in wooded grounds, and floral gardens the Park is including Zebras, Antelope, Camels, Tapir and Llamas and much more!
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.
With its entertaining & creative workshops, friendly interactive galleries & an outdoor Story Garden, The Bowes Museum is first choice for family fun.
Make learning fun!
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 great day out!
Find out about crime and punishment in Beaumaris Gaol, see the spartan cells and unique treadwheel.
Interactive family fun!
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.
An exhibition about the history of Creetown. Historical photographs, audio and video presentations, local arts & crafts.
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!
A great day out for all the family whatever the weather.
Butterflies, Theme Gardens, Museums and Exotic animal rescue centre, cafe, play and picnic area.
Imagine an open-air museum inside a massive modern building!
A network of streets with shops, a village green and even a pub... dating from Victorian times and the 1930s!
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.
Learn about the history of Norwich!
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.
Dumfries & Galloway
Good Museum - Take a look at varied items from the past with lots of interesting displays.
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.
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.