February Half Term
We have plenty of things to do for kids this half term, including free family trails, as well as the chance to explore our favourite toys, sweets and household goods for the past 150 years. The perfect opportunity to get the whole family talking!
Come to Kew and explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Just 30 minutes from central London, Kew Gardens boasts landscapes, glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants.
Come and encounter cultures from across the continents in the World Gallery.
Over 3,000 objects from around the world give you a glimpse into other ways of life and a greater understanding of other peoples, places and cultures.
You can touch intricately tooled Tuareg metalwork, arctic seal and reindeer skin, or discover a digital coral reef at your feet.
Smell aromatic herbs used by Bhutanese ritual healers in the Himalayas, listen to epic First Nations’ stories from the Pacific Northwest Coast, and even play in a Lagos market stall.
The Cartoon Museum re-launched at 63 Wells Street on 1st July 2019! The design vision for the museum was led by Sam Jacob Studio, who used the language of cartoons and comics as inspiration for the new architecture.
Join a free family day inspired by the exhibition Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) and explore digital technology, art and ideas. Take part in fun and creative activities and explore the Gallery with a new activity trail.
A trip to Forty Hall & Estate is a memorable day out for all of the family. Forty Hall is a Grade 1 listed Jacobean Manor House, nestled in leafy Enfield and set amidst pleasure gardens, ancient royal parkland, majestic trees, lakes and watercourses.
At the London Canal Museum you can see inside a narrowboat cabin, learn about the history of London's canals, about the cargoes carried, the people who lived and worked on the waterways, and the horses that pulled their boats.
Sir John Soane designed his Museum in Lincoln’s Inn Fields and filled it with an amazing collection of art, sculpture, books, drawings and models. Soane created the Museum as an ‘Academy of Architecture’ and two hundred years later we continue to inspire visitors.