Fun for families at the National Maritime Musuem

Sammy offer reduced recpetion

Visitor notice: From Monday 6 August – Friday 24 August there will be a reduced reception service at the park side entrance of the museum. Please excuse this disruption as we prepare for the opening of our four new galleries in September. Find out more about our new galleries

There are lots of things for children to see and do at the National Maritime Museum; aspiring young pirates and explorers can expect an action-packed, fun day out.

Explore with kids

Dress as a pirate and climb a look out post or steer a ship into port on the Ship Simulator 

Great gifts for aspiring young explorers and adventurous sailors

Find your way around

Discover exciting attractions across the site

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