All Hands children's gallery

All hands closure

We're making some improvements. All Hands Gallery will be closed Monday 16 and Saturday 20 April for redecoration. The rest of the museum remains open as usual. 

Essential information

Opening times: 
10.00-17.00 weekends, holidays & Tuesdays | 14.00-17.00 on other weekdays
Admission: 
Free
Location: 
National Maritime Museum, Second floor, Children's gallery

The All Hands children's gallery for 6-12s at National Maritime Museum is free and open daily.

Explore maritime skills and technologies past and present in our hands-on gallery for older children. Fire a cannon and shoot down a dastardly pirate ship in our brilliant interactive game. 
 
Load cargo in the port and explore our ship Seahorse. Help prepare food in the ship’s galley and find out about the strange meals sailors ate on board.