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London for young kids

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London for young kids
London is much more family-friendly than you'd expect so bring the kids and have fun together!
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Museum of London Docklands
Museum of London Docklands

From Roman settlement to Docklands’ regeneration, unlock the history of London’s river, port and people in this historic warehouse. Discover a wealth of objects from whale bones to WWII gas masks in state-of-the-art galleries, including Mudlarks, an interactive area for kids; Sailortown, an atmospheric re-creation of 19th century riverside Wapping; and London, Sugar & Slavery, which... More

From Roman settlement to Docklands’ regeneration, unlock the history of London’s river, port and people in this historic warehouse. Discover a wealth of objects from whale bones to WWII gas masks in state-of-the-art galleries, including Mudlarks, an interactive area for kids; Sailortown, an atmospheric re-creation of 19th century riverside Wapping; and London, Sugar & Slavery, which reveals the city’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. FREE ENTRY Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground
Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground

This seven-mile walkway in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, winds its way through four of London's Royal parks, linking the palaces and mansions associated with her life.

     Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Science Museum
Science Museum

Welcoming over 3 million visitors a year, the Science Museum aims to make sense of the science that shapes our lives, inspiring visitors with iconic objects, award-winning exhibitions and incredible stories of scientific achievement. As the home of human ingenuity, the Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical... More

Welcoming over 3 million visitors a year, the Science Museum aims to make sense of the science that shapes our lives, inspiring visitors with iconic objects, award-winning exhibitions and incredible stories of scientific achievement. As the home of human ingenuity, the Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Hamleys Toy Store
Hamleys Toy Store

Hamleys Toy Store is paradise on Earth for children, teens and adults. The magnificent seasonal windows, the displays and installations of various themes and the hundreds of toys create the “myth” of Hamleys and make children from all countries to want to visit.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sea Life London Aquarium
Sea Life London Aquarium

Let your imagination soar as you explore the wonderful riches of underwater life, from the beautiful coral reefs of the Indian Ocean to the dark, mysterious depths of the Atlantic and Pacific.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Coram's Fields
Coram's Fields

A free central London playground and park, not far from the British Museum, with play equipment for all under 16s including a huge sand pit for toddlers. There are even some farm animals and no adult can enter without a child so it's a safe space too.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum

A center of scientific excellence in the discovery of taxonomy and biodiversity, this world-famous museum promotes the discovery and enjoyment of the natural world through such exciting exhibits as the Life and Earth Galleries, wildlife garden and geological collections.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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