All Hands children's gallery

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

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.