What's on for kids this school holidays

In the galleries

Book free advance tickets to our Dinosaurs gallery from 25 October to 2 November inclusive.

But the temperamental T. rex in our popular Dinosaurs gallery is just one of our star attractions.

Earth's core exhibit

Don't miss the Volcanoes and Earthquakes gallery with its famous earthquake simulator.

More gallery highlights

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Tips for enjoying the Museum

Read our Parents’ survival guide to find handy hints about the Museum and our free gallery extras like Explorer backpacks. Check the Floor Plans to find out what's where. 

Blue finch
Can't make it to the Museum?

We've got lots of fun and games for kids to do at home, like making a bird feeder, working at an ice station in Antarctica and becoming a Dinosaur defender.

Half term highlights

Exhibitions and attractions

WPY 2014 exhibition
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The WPY 2014 exhibition is now open. Book tickets.

Ice Rink 2014 graphic
Ice Rink

Get ready for the big skate off, our outdoor Ice Rink opens on 30 October. Book tickets now.