We know that going out for the day with children can sometimes be difficult. Our Family guide is designed to make your visit to the Museum as smooth and easy as possible.
Please be aware there will be changes to some of our family facilities when we reopen. Please check our FAQs section for more details.
Download the guide above (or download the text only version) to help you plan. You can find out more about the museum and plan your visit on our Visit section.
Find out more about travelling to the Museum on our Getting Here page.
Under 11s travel free!
All kids under 11 can travel free at any time on buses and trams. Up to four kids under 11 can travel free at any time on Tube, DLR, London Overground, and TfL Rail services when accompanied by an adult. An adult is anyone 16 and over using an adult rate ticket (but not a Group Day Travelcard), pay as you go or travel concession. Excludes Emirates Air Line, Santander Cycles and River services.
If you are a mum-to-be, or are travelling pushchair, check out TfL's resources to make your journey easier.
- Buggy park
- Ramp or lift access to all areas
- Seating around the galleries
- Picnic area
- Baby changing room
- You are welcome to breast or bottle feed anywhere in the Museum, or use our baby feeding room
The Museum’s All Aboard play zone is perfect for younger visitors aged 0-7. Children can enjoy an interactive fleet of mini vehicles, drive a real bus, repair a mini Tube train with toy spanners, work in the ‘Lost Property Office’ and dress up in uniforms to become a mechanic, riverboat captain, station announcer or driver. All Aboard is located on the ground floor and level 1 of the Museum. Look out for the Baby DLR the Museum’s first dedicated area for babies.
Buy your tickets online to save. Tickets are valid for 12 months, giving you unlimited daytime entry to the Museum. Kids go free!